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SFC/Flight Level 080


Data: 2014-09-21 23:00 UTC
Area: Papua New Guinea
Source: Mtsat-2
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  1750m
Eruption Details: va plume last observed to fl080 at 20/2332z ext30nm to w.

nube di cenere vulcanica Papua New Guinea - Bagana   Domenica 21.09.2014 23:00 UTC

Remarks: ash not identifiable on satellite imagery due to met cloud,however ash is still expected to be in the area. plume directionbased on model data.

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.