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Data: 2016-08-29 09:00 UTC
Area: Papua New Guinea
Source: Himawari-8, Modis-terra
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  1855m
Eruption Details: continuous va emission obs to fl070 ext wobs va dtg: 29/0900z

nube di cenere vulcanica Papua New Guinea - Bagana   Lunedì 29.08.2016 09:00 UTC

Remarks: va currently not identifiable on sat imagery due to met cloud. however, ash still expected in area. va height and movement based on himawari-8 imagery and model guidance.

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.