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00:00 ACST on Tuesday 17 October 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Oct 16 14:30:00 2017

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1200UTC Chart on 17 October 2017
Issued at 11:00 pm EDT Tuesday on 17 October 2017

Extensive cloud with embedded thunderstorm activity is affecting eastern
Queensland, northeast New South Wales and the Coral Sea. This is due to a
surface low pressure trough near the Queensland coast combining with an upper
disturbance to the west.

Cloud is streaming from the Pilbara region of WA, poleward to a low well south
of Tasmania. This cloud is the remnants of a weakening cold front. A second
front further west is approaching the southwest Western Australia coast. The
cold air behind the front can be seen evident by the speckled cellular clouds. 

Some isolated thunderstorm activity can be seen near Darwin and also about
Kimberley region. Typical storm activity for this time of the year.