Ulawun Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA OBS TO FL550 MOV NW AND TO FL450 MOV E AT 27/0200Z. to 45000 ft (13700 m)

Thu, 27 Jun 2019, 02:45
02:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 45000 ft (13700 m) altitude or flight level 450 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 02:43 UTC, 27/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190627/0245Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: ULAWUN 252120
PSN: S0503 E15120
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2334M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/20
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, RVO
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA OBS TO FL550 MOV NW AND TO FL450 MOV E
AT 27/0200Z.
OBS VA DTG: 27/0245Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL450 S0516 E15506 - S0650 E14754 - S0833
E14737 - S0930 E14947 - S0921 E15516 - S0629 E15635 MOV SE
20KT SFC/FL550 S0342 E15156 - S0324 E14536 - S0648 E14752 -
S0528 E15407 MOV NW 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 27/0845Z SFC/FL450 S0542 E15302 - S0515
E15512 - S0645 E15748 - S0954 E15648 - S0924 E15134
SFC/FL550 S0524 E15102 - S0603 E14716 - S0345 E14519 - S0239
E14621 - S0344 E15030
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 27/1445Z SFC/FL550 S0542 E14901 - S0314
E14715 - S0314 E14436 - S0600 E14622
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 27/2045Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA OBS TO FL550 MOV NW AND EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN
18 HOURS. VA OBS TO FL450 MOV E AND EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN 12 HOURS. A HOT SPOT AND SO2 SIGNAL REMAIN IN AREA.
ASH SIGNAL IS BECOMING MORE DIFFICULT TO DISCERN AS IT
DISSIPATES.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190627/0345Z

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