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22:30 AEST on Saturday 15 December 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Dec 15 12:30:00 2018

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 12:22 am EDT Sunday on 16 December 2018

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Owen is evident over far north Queensland with associated
convective bands generating showers and thunderstorms.

 across the north and east of the country.

Extensive cloud band from Queensland east coast to eastern NSW and adjacent
Tasman Sea associated with a low pressure trough extending from ex-tropical
cyclone Owen through eastern parts of Queensland to a low centred over the
southwest border region of South Australia and Victoria.
Extensive area of cloud also covers Tasmania, much of Victoria and southeastern
parts of South Australia.

Areas of cloud evident along a trough extending from southwest WA through to the
NT. The central part of the country and much of WA except the far southwest, is
cloud free.