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10:30 AWST on Friday 25 July 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Jul 25 02:30:00 2014

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 0000UTC chart on 25 July 2014

Issued at 1:10 pm EST Friday on 25 July 2014

An area of cloud over southern SA, Victoria and Tasmania is associated with a low pressure system near the west of Victoria. Isolated thunderstorms are visible near the east and northwest coast of Tasmania.

Another area of cloud extends from the southern interior of QLD to the central NSW coast, with thunderstorms near the coast.

Some low cloud can be seen over the southwest of WA ahead of a cold front to the west.

Areas of cloud over eastern and northern QLD are due to a moist onshore airflow.

Remaining areas of the country are mostly clear due to a strong high pressure system.