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11:30 AEST on Monday 20 November 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Nov 20 01:30:00 2017

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0000UTC Chart on 20 November 2017
Issued at 11:11 am EDT Monday on 20 November 2017

A moist northeasterly airflow, directed onto the continent's east coast by a
high pressure system in the Tasman Sea, is interacting with a trough lying
across inland Queensland. This is producing patchy cloud along coastal and
adjacent areas from Queensland through to the New South Wales/Victoria border.

A series of low pressure troughs across northern and central Australia are
drawing moisture from the tropics into a broad area of cloud with showers and
isolated embedded thunderstorms. This cloud extends across northern Western
Australia, through the Northern Territory, southwestern Queensland and eastern
South Australia.

Further west, a weak cold front over the southern parts of the Indian Ocean is
directing a cloud band towards southwestern Western Australia. Areas of low
cloud are also visible along the southern coast of Western Australia.