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01:30 AWST on Wednesday 25 May 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue May 24 17:30:00 2016

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart 25 May 2016
Issued at 12:18 am EST Thursday on 26 May 2016

A strong cold front is crossing the south of the continent with an associated
band of rain. High level cloud can be seen streaming down over Tasmania, the
Southern Ocean and the Tasman Sea. The moisture source for the cloud band is
over the Indian Ocean west of about Geraldton, WA.

Cloud over the Coral Sea is due to an upper level trough to the west.