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Colour code

SFC/Flight Level 100


Date: 2015-03-28 19:00 UTC
Area: Papua New Guinea
Source: Mtsat2, Terra - Modis
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  1750m
Eruption Details: va plume last obs at 27/2332z to fl100 extd 30nm to ne.

Volcano ash cloud Papua New Guinea - Bagana   Saturday 28 Mar 2015 19:00 UTC

Remarks: ash not idntifiable on overnight sat imagery, however ashstill expected in area. ash movement based on model data. **usetext for flight planning purposes**

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.