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Date: 2015-10-30 03:00 UTC
Area: Papua New Guinea
Source: Himawari-8
Aviation colour code:  nil
Summit elevation:  1855m
Eruption Details: va last obs to fl080 at 29/2100zobs va dtg: 30/0300z

Volcano ash cloud Papua New Guinea - Bagana   Friday 30 Oct 2015 15:00 UTC

Remarks: current sat imagery indicates that ash from volcano bagana has now dissipated. advisory terminated

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.