Ulawun Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL550 MOV S AT 26/2000Z OBS VA DTG: 26/2030Z to 55000 ft (16800 m)

Wed, 26 Jun 2019, 20:45
20:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 55000 ft (16800 m) altitude or flight level 550 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 20:33 UTC, 26/06/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190626/2030Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: ULAWUN 252120
PSN: S0503 E15120
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2334M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/16
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, RVO
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL550 MOV S AT 26/2000Z
OBS VA DTG: 26/2030Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL550 S0440 E14958 - S0447 E14542 - S0736
E14537 - S0904 E14840 - S0910 E15543 - S0532 E15325 MOV S
10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/0230Z SFC/FL550 S0515 E15255 - S0638
E15510 - S1030 E15704 - S0847 E14702 - S0659 E14522 - S0425
E14545 - S0421 E14546
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/0830Z SFC/FL550 S0551 E15204 - S0500
E14629 - S0703 E14523 - S0900 E14648 - S1050 E15735 - S0713
E15558
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/1430Z SFC/FL550 S0618 E15352 - S1044
E15748 - S1137 E15524 - S0901 E14647 - S0705 E14515 - S0455
E14607
RMK: VA TO FL630 NO LONGER DISCERNIBLE ON SAT IMG. VA TO
FL550 EXTENDING RADIALLY OUTWARD, ALTHOUGH MOVING GENERALLY
SOUTHWARDS. STRONG HOTSPOT REMAINS AT VOLCANO. VA FCST BASED
ON EXTRAPOLATION OF OBSERVED MOVEMENT, WHICH HAS SLOWED OVER
LAST 3 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190627/2330Z

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