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Date: 2015-10-27 00:00 UTC
Volcano:Tara, Batu
Area: Indonesia
Source: Himawari-8, Mtsat-2
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  748m
Eruption Details: va last obs to fl050 ext 40nm to w at 26/0730z

Volcano ash cloud Indonesia - Tara Batu   Tuesday 27 Oct 2015 00:00 UTC

Remarks: current satellite imagery indicates that ash from the volcano batu tara has now dissipated. advisory terminated. winds based on kupang 26/1200z 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.