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Date: 2017-03-28 15:00 UTC
Volcano:Bagana
Area: Papua New Guinea
Source: Himawari-8
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  1855m
Eruption Details: minor va plume to fl070 ext w, last obs 28/0300z.

Volcano ash cloud Papua New Guinea - Bagana   Tuesday 28 Mar 2017 15:00 UTC

Remarks: va currently unidentifiable on sat imagery due to met cloud and darkness. height and fcst mov derived from himawari 28/0300z vis imagery and access-r model guidance.

This data supplements the official Volcanic Ash Advisory Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories. The data is to be used with caution. The official Volcanic Ash Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories take precedence in all circumstances. Please refer to national NOTAMs for definitive boundaries of no-fly areas.

Altitiude levels (International Standard Atmosphere)

SFC to FL200 - Ash concentrations between the surface and 20,000 feet.
FL200 to FL350 - Ash concentrations between 20,000 feet and 35,000 feet.
FL350 to FL550 - Ash concentrations between 35,000 feet and 55,000 feet.
SFC to 6000FT - Ash concentrations between the surface and 6,000 feet.