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Agung Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL200 OBS VA DTG: 17/1830Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Friday May 17, 2019 18:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Agung volcano on 17 May 2019
Satellite image of Agung volcano on 17 May 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 5 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAU02 at 18:32 UTC, 17/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190517/1830Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: AGUNG 264020
PSN: S0821 E11530
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 3142M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/48
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, VONA, WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL200
OBS VA DTG: 17/1830Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0819 E11532 - S0825 E11530 - S0824
E11525 - S0820 E11525 - S0817 E11529 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/0030Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 18/0630Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 18/1230Z NO VA EXP
RMK: ERUPTION AT AGUNG. A MORE DETAILED ADVISORY TO FOLLOW
AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190517/1850Z

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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 14000 ft (4300 m) altitude or flight level 140 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 5 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Map of today's active volcanoes
Monday, May 13, 2019
Karymsky (Kamchatka): Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Tokyo warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction. ... [more]

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