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Date: 2012-06-17 01:00 UTC
Area: New Guinea
Source: Mtsat-2, Rvo
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  1807m
Eruption Details: va plume last obs to fl100 extending 15nm to wat 15/2132z.

Volcano ash cloud New Guinea - Manam   Sunday 17 Jun 2012 01:00 UTC

Remarks: va unidentifiable on sat imagery during the last 24 hoursdue to meteorological cloud. rvo advise that ongoing lowlevel eruptive activity is expected to continue.

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.