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01:30 AEST on Sunday 23 October 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Oct 22 15:30:00 2016

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 the 0600UTC Chart on 23 October 2016
Issued at 6:27 pm EDT Sunday on 23 October 2016

A surface trough and a strong upper disturbance are generating a large cloud
band that extends from the Gulf of Carpentaria across eastern Queensland to a
cold front and low pressure system over the Tasman Sea. An "arm" of the cloud is
wrapping around the low and northward to be east of Bass Strait.

A mass of cold air has brought low cloud to Tasmania, southern Victoria and the
New South Wales coast.

The remainder of the country is relatively cloud-free due to a large high
pressure system.