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Colour code

SFC/Flight Level 060


Date: 2012-07-08 19:00 UTC
Volcano:Tara Batu
Area: Lesser Sunda Is
Source: Mtsat-2 Vis
Aviation colour code:  orange
Summit elevation:  748m
Eruption Details: va plume last obs to fl050 at08/0832z extending 50nm to sw.

Volcano ash cloud Lesser Sunda Is - Tara Batu   Sunday 08 Jul 2012 19:00 UTC

Remarks: va unable to be identified on overnight ir imagery, howeverva still expected to be in area. correction to wind dir.

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.