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SFC/Flight Level 080


Date: 2015-04-28 00:00 UTC
Area: Papua New Guinea
Source: Mtsat-2
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  1807m
Eruption Details: va plume last obs to fl080 at27/2332z extending 70nm to w.

Volcano ash cloud Papua New Guinea - Manam   Tuesday 28 Apr 2015 00:00 UTC

Remarks: va height and movement derived from mtsat 2332z imagery andmodel sounding. **use text advisory 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.