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11:00 ACST on Monday 1 September 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Sep  1 01:30:00 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 0000UTC chart on 2 September 2014

Issued at 12:06 pm EST Tuesday on 02 September 2014

The cloud band over the southeast and the Tasman Sea is associated with an active cold front and surface trough. Cold-air cloud behind this front can be seen over Victoria and Tasmania.

Cloud over southern Western Australia is due to the combination of a low pressure trough over the Indian Ocean and an upper level jet stream.

The northern half of the country is mostly clear due to a ridge of high pressure extending northwards from the Bight.