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14:00 ACST on Thursday 19 May 2022 | Visible, greyscale, Full Disk

Visible, greyscale, Full Disk satellite image of Australia at Thu May 19 04:30:00 2022

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 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 6:15 pm EST Thursday on 19 May 2022
 
Low cloud covers the southeast and east of the continent, due to onshore flow.

A cloud band with embedded thunderstorms covers the centre of the continent,
with embedded thunderstorms evident over the Nullabor along the SA / WA border.
This is moving into southwest Queensland and northern and central inland NSW now
and will start to affect the east coast of the continent tomorrow. This cloud is
mostly associated with a disturbance in the middle and upper levels of the
atmosphere. 

A weak surface trough near the southwest corner of WA continues to bring further
low to mid level cloud onshore and thunderstorms offshore to land areas. Cool
are from the south training a front now in the Tasman Sea is responsible for
widespread low level clouds over Tasmania and coastal regions of Victoria.

The deep tropics of the continent remain mostly cloud free at this time.