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11:30 AEST on Tuesday 20 February 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Feb 20 01:30:00 2018

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 0600UTC Chart on 20 February 2018
Issued at 6:06 pm EDT Tuesday on 20 February 2018

Cloud and thunderstorm activity over the central and southern parts of Western
Australia and into the Great Australian Bight is associated with Ex-Tropical
Cyclone 'Kelvin' and a surface trough. 

Another surface trough extends from central Western Australia through the
southern parts of the Northern Territory to southwest Queensland and into
northern New South Wales. Moist and unstable airmass is causing thunderstorms
over parts of eastern Queensland.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone 'Gita' with associated cloud and rain can be seen over New

A ridge of high pressure extending over Tasmania from the south is driving some
low cloud along the east coasts of Tasmania, Victoria and New South Wales.