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Date: 2015-10-09 16:00 UTC
Area: Indonesia
Source: Himawari-8, Modis
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  1335m
Eruption Details: va plume last obs to fl070 ext 60nm to e at 09/0850z

Volcano ash cloud Indonesia - Dukono   Friday 09 Oct 2015 16:00 UTC

Remarks: va not identifiable on satellite imagery due to darkness. however, va still expected in area. height and movement based on himawari imagery, menado 09/1200z sounding

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.