Ulawun Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: COLOUR CODE RAISED TO ORANGE. NO ERUPTION.

Mon, 29 Nov 2021, 22:30
22:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 29 Nov 2021
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 29 Nov 2021
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU01 at 22:13 UTC, 29/11/21 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20211129/2213Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: ULAWUN 252120
PSN: S0503 E15120
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2334M
ADVISORY NR: 2021/3
INFO SOURCE: RVO, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: COLOUR CODE RAISED TO ORANGE. NO ERUPTION.
OBS VA DTG: 29/2213Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL150 050/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/0413Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/1013Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/1613Z NOT AVBL
RMK: RECENT REPORTS FROM GROUND OBSERVERS INDICATE
INCREASING UNREST AT VOLCANO - SEISMIC ACTIVITY, STEAM/SMOKE
EMISSIONS AND SMALL ERUPTION OF VA REPORTED TO HAVE OCCURRED
29/0730Z. AVIATION COLOUR CODE RAISED TO ORANGE TO INDICATE
INCREASING RISK.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news

Wed, 24 Nov 2021, 06:00
The Darwin VAAC raised the Aviation Color Code for Ulawun to Orange (the second highest level on a four-color scale) on 30 November based on reports of unrest by local observers. The reports described increased seismicity, steam emissions, and a small ash eruption the day before. ... Read all
Thu, 4 Nov 2021, 07:22
Gas and steam plume from Ulawun volcano on 1 November (image: Sentinel 2)
The Rabaul volcano observatory (RVO) reported an elevated volcanic-seismic unrest at the volcano as a swarm of small earthquakes have been recorded beneath the SW slope at about 5 km from the summit over the past few months. ... Read all
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