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SFC/Flight Level 100


Date: 2011-07-19 21:00 UTC
Area: Vanuatu
Source: Pirep, Hysplit
Aviation colour code: 
Summit elevation:  1334m
Eruption Details: obs va to aprx fl100, extending 100nm nw at 190300z.colour code: nil

Volcano ash cloud Vanuatu - Ambrym   Tuesday 19 Jul 2011 21:00 UTC

Remarks: no further obs of ash

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.