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02:30 AWST on Thursday 18 October 2018 | False colour temperatures, Full Disk

False colour temperatures, Full Disk satellite image of Australia at Wed Oct 17 18:30:00 2018

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 6:08 am EDT Thursday on 18 October 2018

A trough of low pressure system extends across central Queensland, through
eastern NSW and connects to a low near Tasmania. Associated cloud band and
thunderstorm activity is visible within the vicinity of the trough, cold front
and the low.

An area of cloud to the east of Queensland coast is due a trough in the southern
Coral Sea. 

A trough with associated cloud and thunderstorms extends from northern WA
through to northern NT. 

An extensive area of cloud associated with a cold front is approaching WA from
the west. Meanwhile, a weak trough over southern WA is generating thundery

A broad area of low cloud lingers about the southeast SA coast within an onshore
southerly flow.

The remainder of Australia is mostly clear due to a high pressure ridge.