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22:00 ACST on Friday 19 December 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Dec 19 12:30:00 2014

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC chart on 20 December 2014
Issued at 7:01 pm EDT Saturday on 20 December 2014

 
Scattered low cloud is over the northern New South Wales coast in an onshore
airstream.

A broad area of low pressure over the north of the continent is bringing areas
of middle and high level cloud with thunderstorm activity.

A large thunderstorm complex is over the southern WA coast near Esperance. This
is caused by a low pressure cell centred over the Goldfields district.