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04:00 ACST on Thursday 6 August 2020 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia

Infrared, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Aug  5 18:30:00 2020

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 11:00 am EST Thursday on 06 August 2020

 
A low pressure system and trough extend over central Australia and are driving a
widespread rain band over the region with embedded thunderstorms which affects
SA, southern NT and adjacent border areas of southwest QLD and western NSW. Low
cloud with isolated showers along the WA south coast are also driven by the
onshore flow wrapping around the trough and low. 

Another low pressure system sits over the Tasman Sea driving low cloud and cold
stream showers for parts of TAS and eastern VIC.

Elsewhere the rest of the country remains relatively cloud-free.