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08:30 AWST on Wednesday 24 February 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Feb 24 00:30:00 2021

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 6:56 am EDT Thursday on 25 February 2021

 
Thunderstorm activity is increasing across the tropical north of the country, in
central and eastern QLD and northern NSW. A developing tropical low can be seen
northwest of the Pilbara WA.

A surface trough across inland QLD and into eastern NSW has associated
convective development, as does a surface trough down the WA coast.

Cloud from two cold fronts lies west and southwest of Tasmania and an area of
low cloud is over southwest WA.

The remainder of the country is mostly clear due to a ridge of high pressure
over the Great Australian Bight.