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18:30 AEDT on Tuesday 17 January 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Jan 17 07:30:00 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 0600UTC chart 18 January 2017
Issued at 6:13 pm EDT Wednesday on 18 January 2017

 
A cloud band associated with a cold front is located in the Tasman Sea with cold
air to the west of this system producing large areas of speckled cloud near
Tasmania. A second cold front is approaching WA from the west producing a cloud
band.

A broad trough extends from southwest Western Australia through the Pilbara and
Kimberley regions then extends through northern South Australia and New South
Wales. Showers and thunderstorms are occurring along this trough. Isolated
showers and thunderstorms are also occurring throughout northern Australia.