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23:30 AEST on Tuesday 26 August 2014 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia

Infrared, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Aug 26 13:30:00 2014

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
National Meteorological and Oceanographic Centre

Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart on 27 August 2014

Issued at 11:00 pm EST Wednesday on 27 August 2014

Areas of cloud with isolated thunderstorms over northeastern New South Wales and southeast Queensland are associated with a surface trough of low pressure and an upper level disturbance.

A weak frontal cloud band is moving over the Bight and Tasmania with only patchy high level cloud extending over southeast SA and western Victoria. A large band of cloud can be seen over southwest WA ahead of an approaching cold front.

The remainder of the country is mostly clear due to the presence of a high pressure ridge.