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06:30 AEDT on Wednesday 20 November 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Nov 19 19:30:00 2019

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
Issued at 5:56 pm EDT Wednesday on 20 November 2019

 
Middle and high level cloud is streaming across central parts of Western
Australia and through into the Bight with isolated thunderstorms ahead of the
system. The cloud is associated with a cold front that is moving through central
WA and a low pressure trough to the east. In the cold airmass behind the front,
speckled cloud can be seen moving through the South West Land Division and
southern parts of the WA coast.

A low pressure trough located to the north of the NT is generating large areas
of active thunderstorms and convective cloud. Further thunderstorms can be seen
throughout central Queensland which are associated with a nearby low pressure
system. On the east coast, extensive smoke areas remain for central and northern
areas of NSW and southeast Queensland due to ongoing bushfires. 

Further south, high cloud ahead of the cold front is drifting over Tasmania and
southwest parts of Victoria.