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Date: 2017-04-26 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 mov ne at 26/0350z.obs va dtg: 26/1030z

Volcano ash cloud Papua New Guinea - Bagana   Wednesday 26 Apr 2017 10:00 UTC

Remarks: va currently not identifiable in sat imagery as obscured by met cloud. however va is still expected in area. height and fcst movement based on last obs plume movement

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.