This website uses cookies. Read about how we use cookies. OK



Issue time:

Colour code


Data: 2017-03-29 21:00 UTC
Area: Papua New Guinea
Source: Himawari-8
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  1855m
Eruption Details: va last obs to fl070 mov to sw at 29/0000z.

nube di cenere vulcanica Papua New Guinea - Bagana   Mercoledì 29.03.2017 21:00 UTC

Remarks: va currently unidentifiable on satellite imagery due to met cloud. model winds fcst to shift from e'ly to w'ly over next 6-12 hrs with poor model agreement, reducing fcst

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.