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13:30 AWST on Saturday 29 April 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Apr 29 05:30:00 2017

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 on 29 April 2017
Issued at 5:03 am EST Sunday on 30 April 2017

 
Tropical Cyclone "Frances", Category 1, is located off the Kimberley coast of
Western Australia and features frequent thunderstorm activity. High level cloud
is streaming off this system across northern WA into central parts of the
country.

A southwesterly airflow is maintaining low level cloud patches along the New
South Wales and Queensland coasts, as well as over much of Victoria, southern
NSW and southeast South Australia. Patchy low level cloud is seen covering
western Tasmania in a vigorous southwesterly airstream.

High level jetstream cloud is moving across northern South Australia. Patchy
middle level cloud covers parts of SA from an upper level trough.

A cloud band associated with a strong cold front is approaching the southwest of
WA.