Ulawun Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA ERUPTION OBS TO FL500. to 50000 ft (15200 m)

Sat, 3 Aug 2019, 10:15
10:15 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on  3 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Ulawun volcano on 3 Aug 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 50000 ft (15200 m) altitude or flight level 500 and is moving at 35 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU05 at 09:56 UTC, 03/08/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190803/0953Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: ULAWUN 252120
PSN: S0503 E15120
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2334M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/29
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA ERUPTION OBS TO FL500.
OBS VA DTG: 03/0953Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL500 S0500 E15134 - S0558 E15048 - S0510
E15015 - S0441 E15125 MOV SW 35KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/1553Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/2153Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/0353Z NOT AVBL
RMK: MULTISPECTRAL SATELLITE IMAGERY DETECT A NEW ERUPTION
TO FL500 MOV SW. VA HEIGHT INCREASED TO FL500 FROM FL300. A
MORE DETAILED WILL FOLLOW AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190803/1015Z

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