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Date: 2015-03-30 10:00 UTC
Volcano:Sakurajima / Wakamiko [aira Caldera]
Area: Japan
Source: Mtsat-2 Jma
Aviation colour code:  nil
Summit elevation:  1117m
Eruption Details: exploded at 20150330/1046z fl100 extd eobs va dtg: 30/1015z

Volcano ash cloud Japan - Sakurajima / Wakamiko [aira Caldera]   Monday 30 Mar 2015 10:00 UTC

Remarks: we will issue further advisory if va is detected in satelliteimagery.

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.