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20:30 AEST on Saturday 15 August 2020 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Aug 15 10:30:00 2020

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 5:25 pm EST Saturday on 15 August 2020

 
A low pressure system has moved offshore of New South Wales, but continues to
drive onshore cloud along the coast, with plenty of lower level cloud further
west over central parts of that state, Victoria and eastern South Australia
producing showers. Thunderstorms can be seen over parts of south east
Queensland. A cold front connected to this low is producing embedded
thunderstorms over the Tasman Sea, pushing rain over Tasmania.

A strong cold front is approaching the West Australian coast, with a large mass
of higher-level cloud with embedded thunderstorms ahead of the system. A deep
low pressure system lies off the south west coast.

Patchy cloud for the Top End and remaining parts of eastern Queensland
associated with surface troughs. The interior of the country remains cloud-free.