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12:00 ACST on Tuesday 20 October 2020 | False colour temperatures, Australia

False colour temperatures, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Oct 20 02:30:00 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 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 6:16 am EDT Wednesday on 21 October 2020

 
A complex surface trough system has developed over the inland parts of the
continent with the main trough stretching from southwest WA to central parts of
Northern Territory and extends further into Queensland and central New South
Wales. Areas of cloud and a few thundertorms can be seen near the troughs and
over far southeastern WA and about parts of South Australia.

A moist onshore flow across the coastal areas of Queensland, south of about
Mackay, is producing areas of cloud.
A cold front to the south of the continent  is moving towards Tasmania and the
associated band of cloud extends on to Victoria and Tasmania.

A high pressure system over the southern Tasman Sea is maintaining mostly clear
conditions over eastern NSW apart from areas of low cloud.