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03:30 AEST on Thursday 20 September 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Sep 19 17:30:00 2018

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 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 11:15 am EST Thursday on 20 September 2018

 
The tail-end of a cold front near southeastern QLD is producing some patchy
middle level cloud. The southerly airflow behind this cold front is generating
areas of low level cloud along the NSW coastline.

Middle to high level cloud and isolated thunderstorms over northern parts of WA
and the interior of the NT are associated with an upper level disturbance.

A broad area of high pressure is keeping the rest of the country mostly cloud
free, apart from patchy low level cloud along the southern coastline of mainland
Australia and western TAS in association with an onshore airflow.