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22:30 AWST on Monday 9 December 2013 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia
Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
National Meteorological and Oceanographic Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart on 9 December 2013
Issued at 11:00 pm EDT Monday on 09 December 2013
Moisture is feeding into the Pilbara region of Western Australia from a weak tropical low to the west of Christmas Island. The cloud band extends across Western Australia and South Australia to the southeast of the continent then over the Tasman Sea. Isolated thunderstorms can be seen embedded within the cloud band over parts of Western Australia and central Australia.
Further north, scattered thunderstorms are visible over the Kimberley region of Western Australia while isolated thunderstorms are evident over western Queensland.
Low level cloud lies over southern coastal regions of South Australia and Victoria within a moist southerly airstream. A cold front and its associated cloud band is approaching southeastern states.