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08:00 ACST on Thursday 21 March 2019 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia

Infrared, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Mar 20 22:30:00 2019

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 the 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 6:48 am EDT Thursday on 21 March 2019

 
Tropical Cyclone Trevor (Category 1) is located near Weipa and is slowly moving
into the Gulf of Caprentaria. Heavy rain and thunderstorm areas are in the
vicinity of Trevor and extend across the northern Gulf of Carpentaria and north
Queensland.

Severe Tropical Cyclone Veronica (Category 3) is located northwest of Broome.
Heavy rain and thunderstorm areas extend over a large area near Veronica.

Showers and isolated thunderstorms are active over southern WA due to a trough
which runs just inland of the west coast of WA, from near Port Headland to the
south coast.

A slow moving upper low and associated surface trough is generating showers and
thunderstorms just off the coast of southeast Queenslamd and over the Tasman
Sea. 

A high pressure ridge south of the continent continues to direct an easterly
flow across the remainder of southeastern Australia with patchy low cloud in
coastal areas.