Ulawun Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING ERUPTION TO FL250 MOV SW 20KT OBS VA DTG: 03/0225Z to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Sat, 3 Aug 2019, 03:15
03:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 and is moving at 20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU05 at 02:34 UTC, 03/08/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190803/0225Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: ULAWUN 252120
PSN: S0503 E15120
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2334M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/26
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING ERUPTION TO FL250 MOV SW 20KT
OBS VA DTG: 03/0225Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL250 S0503 E15121 - S0508 E15115 - S0508
E15110 - S0504 E15110 - S0501 E15121 MOV SW 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0825Z SFC/FL250 S0504 E15124 - S0549
E15032 - S0540 E15001 - S0500 E15019 - S0458 E15121
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1425Z SFC/FL250 S0503 E15124 - S0547
E15035 - S0540 E15000 - S0500 E15018 - S0458 E15121
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/2025Z SFC/FL250 S0504 E15125 - S0548
E15037 - S0539 E15000 - S0500 E15019 - S0458 E15119
RMK: ERUPTION AT 03/0150Z CLEARLY OBS ON SATELLITE IMAGERY.
ERUPTION APPEARS TO BE ONGOING. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 03/0200Z IMAGERY AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190803/0325Z

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Wed, 31 Jul 2019, 06:00
RVO reported that during 1-2 August white-to-grayish vapor plumes rose from Ulawun's summit crater and drifted NW. Incandescence from the summit crater was visible at night and jetting noises were audible for a short interval. RSAM values fluctuated but peaked at high levels. ... Read all
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