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Date: 2016-12-09 10:00 UTC
Volcano:Bagana
Area: Papua New Guinea
Source: Himawari-8
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  1855m
Eruption Details: va last obs to fl070 ext to sw at 09/0040zest va dtg: 09/1000z

Volcano ash cloud Papua New Guinea - Bagana   Friday 09 Dec 2016 10:00 UTC

Remarks: va currently unidentifiable in satellite imagery due to met cloud. light and variable winds result in low confidence in extended forecast. height and forecast based on satellite

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.