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23:30 AWST on Monday 18 January 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Jan 18 15:30:00 2021

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 12:34 pm EDT Tuesday on 19 January 2021

 
Tropical monsoon activity continues to be visible in the north of the country
with convective cloud and thunderstorms. Ex-tropical cyclone Kimi can still be
seen rotating and convection north west of the WA coast is also most evident.

A trough along the WA coast extends across the NT, central QLD and in to
northeast NSW bringing a band of mid-high level cloud through these regions.

A high pressure system south of the Bight is directing low cloud over coastal
parts of southeast WA, SA, and VIC.

A cold front crossing the Tasman sea is bringing "speckled" cloud in it's wake,
including over Tas.

The remainder of the continent is mostly clear.