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Colour code

SFC/Flight Level 080


Data: 2016-09-29 10:00 UTC
Area: Papua New Guinea
Source: Himawari-8
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  1855m
Eruption Details: va last obs mov to se at 29/0430z.obs va dtg: 29/1000z

nube di cenere vulcanica Papua New Guinea - Bagana   Giovedì 29.09.2016 10:00 UTC

Remarks: va currently unidentifiable on sat imagery due to met cloud; however, va still expected in area. va last obs mov to sw at 29/0430z; however, extent of va obscured by met

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.