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Ulawun Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS ASH/STEAM EMISSION TO FL170 EXT N AND S to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Wed, 2 Oct 2019, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU04 at 20:52 UTC, 02/10/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191002/2050Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: ULAWUN 252120
PSN: S0503 E15120
AREA: PAPUA NEW GUINEA
SUMMIT ELEV: 2334M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/55
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, RVO
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS ASH/STEAM EMISSION TO FL170 EXT
N AND S
OBS VA DTG: 02/2050Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 S0502 E15125 - S0418 E15130 - S0415
E15106 - S0500 E15104 - S0513 E15111 - S0513 E15119 MOV N
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0250Z SFC/FL170 S0514 E15116 - S0507
E15106 - S0414 E15105 - S0418 E15139 - S0508 E15134
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/0850Z SFC/FL170 S0517 E15115 - S0514
E15140 - S0452 E15152 - S0433 E15125 - S0501 E15100
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1450Z SFC/FL170 S0517 E15116 - S0500
E15101 - S0442 E15119 - S0453 E15150 - S0516 E15143
RMK: CONTINUOUS MINOR ASH/STEAM EMISSION IDENTIFIABLE ON SAT
IMAGERY EXT N AND S. WEAK VA SIGNAL IN RGB IMAGERY SUGGESTS
ASH CONCENTRATION IS LOW. LOW CONFIDENCE ON OBS/FCST DUE TO
LIGHT AND VRB WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191003/0250Z

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