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SFC/Flight Level 120


Date: 2015-03-08 23:00 UTC
Area: Indonesia
Source: Cvghm, Mtsat-2
Aviation colour code: red
Summit elevation:  1784m
Eruption Details: va plume to fl120 last obs 50nm se at 08/0832z

Volcano ash cloud Indonesia - Soputan   Sunday 08 Mar 2015 23:00 UTC

Remarks: va not identifiable on latest satellite imagery but expectedto still be in area. hot spots and ground reports suggest ongoingactivity. **use text advisory for flight planning**

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.