Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Ibu
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Although Volcano Ash Advisories (VAAC) are not intended for assessing humanitarian impact, the observations of the plume are relevant for understanding local impact. The actual impact (like ash fall) depends on the type of eruption and is not known.

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2019-08-14 03:22

Received FVAU04 at 03:27 UTC, 14/08/19 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190814/0322Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/66
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA STATE ERUPTION TO FL070 EXT TO N AT
14/0233Z.
OBS VA DTG: 14/0322Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL070 180/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/0922Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/1522Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/2122Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORT ERUPTION TO 800M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA
CURRENTLY NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLIT IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD. VA HEIGHT AND MOVEMENT BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

2019-07-15 04:53

Received FVAU03 at 04:53 UTC, 15/07/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190715/0453Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/65
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL070 HAS NOW DISSIPATED.
OBS VA DTG: 15/0548Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL070 220/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1148Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1748Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/2348Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT ASH FROM IBU
HAS NOW DISSIPATED. ADVISORY TERMINATED. WINDS BASED ON
MENADO 15/0000Z SOUNDING.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

2019-07-14 23:49

Received FVAU03 at 23:49 UTC, 14/07/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190714/2349Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/64
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION OBS TO FL070 MOV NE
AT 14/2330Z.
OBS VA DTG: 14/2349Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0138 E12750 - N0144 E12740 - N0148 E12742 - N0142 E12753 MOV NE 20KT
E12742 - N0142 E12753 MOV NE 20KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/0549Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1149Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/1749Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION CLEARLY OBS MOV TO NE ON LATEST VIS
AND RGB SAT IMAGERY. VA EXPECTED TO CONTINUE MOVING TO THE
NE AND DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED
ON HIMAWARI-8, MENADO 14/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190715/0549Z

2019-07-06 04:15

Received FVAU03 at 04:15 UTC, 06/07/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190706/0415Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/63
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: LAST DISCRETE VA ERUPTION AT 06/0210Z
OBS VA DTG: 06/0415Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FL050/070 180/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1015Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1615Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/2215Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT ASH FROM
EARLIER ERUPTIONS AT VOLCANO IBU HAS DISSIPATED. AN
INTERMITTENT HOTSPOT IS OBSERVED AT VOLCANO SUMMIT, WITH NO
OTHER SOURCES INDICATING NEW OR ONGOING ERUPTIONS. ADVISORY
TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

2019-07-05 23:29

Received FVAU03 at 23:30 UTC, 05/07/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190705/2329Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/62
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 MOV N
OBS VA DTG: 05/2329Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0128 E12738 - N0129 E12737 - N0152 E12748 - N0147 E12756 MOV N 10KT
E12748 - N0147 E12756 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0529Z SFC/FL070 N0129 E12737 - N0155 E12738 - N0153 E12749 - N0128 E12738
E12738 - N0153 E12749 - N0128 E12738
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1129Z SFC/FL070 N0128 E12739 - N0129 E12737 - N0154 E12730 - N0154 E12742
E12737 - N0154 E12730 - N0154 E12742
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1729Z SFC/FL070 N0130 E12739 - N0128 E12738 - N0142 E12711 - N0152 E12720
E12738 - N0142 E12711 - N0152 E12720
RMK: WEAK VA EMISSIONS TO FL070 ARE REGULARLY DISCERNIBLE ON
VIS SATELLITE IMAGERY MOV N AND QUICKLY DISSIPATING. HEIGHT
AND FORECAST BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 05/2300Z IMAGERY AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190706/0529Z

2019-06-25 18:52

Received FVAU02 at 18:53 UTC, 25/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190625/1852Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/61
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA ERUPTIONS AT 25/1240Z AND
25/1430Z
OBS VA DTG: 25/1852Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WINDS
SFC/FL050 VRB05KT FL050/080 320/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/0052Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/0652Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/1252Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT ASH FROM
EARLIER ERUPTIONS AT VOLCANO IBU HAS DISSIPATED. AN
INTERMITTENT HOTSPOT IS OBSERVED AT VOLCANO SUMMIT, WITH NO
OTHER SOURCES INDICATING NEW OR ONGOING ERUPTIONS. ADVISORY
TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

2019-06-25 15:25

Received FVAU02 at 15:24 UTC, 25/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190625/1525Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/60
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA ERUPTIONS AT 25/1240Z AND
25/1430Z
OBS VA DTG: 25/1525Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0127 E12739 - N0128 E12740 - N0124 E12743 - N0123 E12739 MOV SE 10KT SFC/FL080 N0116 E12740 - N0117 E12745 - N0110 E12749 - N0107 E12743 MOV SE 10KT
N0117 E12745 - N0110 E12749 - N0107 E12743 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/2125Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/0325Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/0925Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA TO FL080 JUST DISCERNIBLE ON RGB SAT IMG AT
25/1500Z, EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN AN HOUR. VA TO FL060
MOV SSE ABOUT 10 KNOTS OBS AT 25/1500Z, PLUME HEIGHT BASED
ON IR TEMP 17C WHICH MATCHES MODELLED MOVEMENT, EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 3 TO 6 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190625/2125Z

2019-06-25 13:45

Received FVAU02 at 13:41 UTC, 25/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190625/1345Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/59
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA ERUPTION TO FL080 AT 25/1240Z
OBS VA DTG: 25/1345Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL080 N0127 E12738 - N0127 E12739 - N0122 E12743 - N0121 E12739 MOV SE 10KT
E12743 - N0121 E12739 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/1945Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/0145Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/0745Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OF VA, OBS MOVING SSE ABOUT 10 KNOTS.
VA HEIGHT BASED ON IR TEMP OF 15C, VA MOVEMENT BASED ON
25/1320Z SAT IMG. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN NEXT 3 TO
6 HOURS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190625/1945Z

2019-06-25 02:35

Received FVAU02 at 02:34 UTC, 25/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190625/0235Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/58
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA TO FL070 LAST OBS 25/0110Z MOV
SE
OBS VA DTG: 25/0235Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL070 345/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/0835Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1435Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/2035Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT VA FROM IBU
HAS NOW DISSIPATED. NO INDICATION OF NEW OR ONGOING
ERUPTION. ADVISORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

2019-06-24 22:25

Received FVAU02 at 22:24 UTC, 24/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190624/2225Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/57
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL070 MOV SE 5KT
OBS VA DTG: 24/2225Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL070 N0129 E12736 - N0131 E12739 - N0127 E12743 - N0125 E12738 MOV SE 5KT
E12743 - N0125 E12738 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/0425Z SFC/FL070 N0105 E12747 - N0111 E12757 - N0054 E12811 - N0047 E12756
E12757 - N0054 E12811 - N0047 E12756
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 25/1025Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 25/1625Z NO VA EXP
RMK: DISCRETE ERUPTION OBSERVED ON 24/2200Z SATELLITE
IMAGERY MOVING SOUTHEAST FROM SUMMIT. EXPECT VA TO DISSIPATE
WITHIN 6 HOURS PENDING ANY FURTHER ERUPTIONS. HEIGHT BASED
ON PLUME TOP IR TEMP MEASUREMENT OF 16C. FORECAST BASED ON
MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190625/0425Z

2019-06-24 04:42

Received FVAU02 at 04:42 UTC, 24/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190624/0442Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/56
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE VA EMISSION TO FL050 AT 23/2250Z
OBS VA DTG: 24/0442Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL050 VRB05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/1042Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1642Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/2242Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT ASH FROM
VOLCANO IBU HAS DISSIPATED. NO OTHER INFORMATION SOURCES
INDICATE AN ONGOING ERUPTION. ADVSIORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

2019-06-23 23:20

Received FVAU02 at 23:20 UTC, 23/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190623/2320Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/55
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION OF VA TO FL050 OBS AT
23/2250Z MOV ESE
OBS VA DTG: 23/2320Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL050 N0129 E12737 - N0130 E12738 - N0129 E12743 - N0126 E12741 MOV SE 5KT
E12743 - N0126 E12741 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0520Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1120Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/1720Z NO VA EXP
RMK: MINOR DISCRETE ERUPTION WITH VA OBS ON SATELLITE
IMAGERY MOVING ESE. VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN 3 TO 6
HOURS. PLUME MOVEMENT BASED ON OBSERVED ASH MOTION, VA
HEIGHT BASED ON IR TEMP OF 19C.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190624/0520Z

2019-06-21 10:45

Received FVAU02 at 10:38 UTC, 21/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190621/1045Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/54
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO FL060, LAST OBS AT
21/0230Z MOV NE
OBS VA DTG: 21/1045Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL060 195/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1645Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/2245Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/0445Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT ASH FROM IBU
HAS NOW DISSIPATED. NO FURTHER REPORTS OF NEW OR ONGOING
ERUPTION. ADVISORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

2019-06-21 05:30

Received FVAU02 at 05:22 UTC, 21/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190621/0530Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/53
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL060 LAST OBS AT 21/0120Z MOV N
OBS VA DTG: 21/0530Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0128 E12739 - N0150 E12749 - N0156 E12744 - N0148 E12737 - N0129 E12736 MOV N 10KT
E12744 - N0148 E12737 - N0129 E12736 MOV N 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1130Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12739 - N0148 E12749 - N0151 E12742 - N0147 E12737 - N0128 E12736
E12749 - N0151 E12742 - N0147 E12737 - N0128 E12736
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1730Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12739 - N0148 E12749 - N0152 E12741 - N0147 E12737 - N0129 E12736
E12749 - N0152 E12741 - N0147 E12737 - N0129 E12736
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/2330Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12739 - N0129 E12736 - N0145 E12736 - N0152 E12738 - N0149 E12750
E12736 - N0145 E12736 - N0152 E12738 - N0149 E12750
RMK: VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO
OBSCURATION BY MET CLOUD. HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM MODEL WINDS,
AS IR TEMP COULD NOT BE DETERMINED. MOVEMENT BASED ON
CONSENSUS MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190621/1130Z

2019-06-21 00:00

Received FVAU02 at 10:38 UTC, 21/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190621/1045Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/54
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTIONS TO FL060, LAST OBS AT
21/0230Z MOV NE
OBS VA DTG: 21/1045Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL060 195/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/1645Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/2245Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 22/0445Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CURRENT SATELLITE IMAGERY INDICATES THAT ASH FROM IBU
HAS NOW DISSIPATED. NO FURTHER REPORTS OF NEW OR ONGOING
ERUPTION. ADVISORY TERMINATED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

2019-06-20 23:30

Received FVAU02 at 23:21 UTC, 20/06/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190620/2330Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: IBU 268030
PSN: N0129 E12738
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 1325M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/52
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL060 MOV N
OBS VA DTG: 20/2330Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL060 N0128 E12739 - N0129 E12736 - N0147 E12738 - N0153 E12742 - N0155 E12749 - N0149 E12749 MOV N 15KT
15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0530Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12739 - N0129 E12736 - N0148 E12737 - N0156 E12746 - N0150 E12749
E12736 - N0148 E12737 - N0156 E12746 - N0150 E12749
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/1130Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12739 - N0128 E12736 - N0147 E12737 - N0151 E12742 - N0148 E12749
E12736 - N0147 E12737 - N0151 E12742 - N0148 E12749
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/1730Z SFC/FL060 N0128 E12739 - N0129 E12736 - N0147 E12737 - N0152 E12741 - N0148 E12749
E12736 - N0147 E12737 - N0152 E12741 - N0148 E12749
RMK: PUFFS OF VA CAN BE SEEN MOVING TO THE N. CANNOT
DETERMINE IR TEMP FROM WEAK PLUMES. HEIGHT ESTIMATED FROM
MODEL WINDS.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20190621/0530Z