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SFC/Flight Level 250


Date: 2012-07-25 05:00 UTC
Area: Sumatra
Source: Mtsat-2
Aviation colour code:  yellow
Summit elevation:  3800m
Eruption Details: possible va plume obs to fl250 at 25/0132z.

Volcano ash cloud Sumatra - Kerinci   Wednesday 25 Jul 2012 05:00 UTC

Remarks: analysis of subsequent satellite imagery has identifiedsuspect plume as meteorological cloud.

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.