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17:30 UTC on Wednesday 3 March 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Mar  3 17:30:00 2021

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 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 12:32 am EDT Friday on 05 March 2021

 
A monsoon trough with embedded lows stretches from the New Caledonia region to
the Coral Sea and Severe Tropical Cyclone Niran. Deep convection is associated
with this complex. Thunderstorm activity also continues west from here over the
NT Top End and the Kimberley WA.

Tropical Cyclone Marian can be seen on the western edge of the chart, tracking
southeastward.

A surface trough is causing thunderstorm activity in southern WA.

Low level cloud covers southern VIC and most of TAS.