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04:30 AEST on Thursday 17 April 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Apr 16 18:30:00 2014

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
National Meteorological and Oceanographic Centre

Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart on 16 April 2014

Issued at 11:00 pm EST Wednesday on 16 April 2014

A trough over Queensland is generating some cloud over eastern districts of the state.

Areas of low cloud persist about parts of eastern NSW and far southwest WA due to moist onshore winds.

A weakening cold front west of Tasmania is generating an area of cloud over southeast of the continent.

Isolated shower and thunderstorm activity can be seen over the far northern tropics.