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02:30 AEST on Tuesday 21 November 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Nov 20 16:30:00 2017

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 0600UTC Chart on 21 November 2017
Issued at 5:06 pm EDT Tuesday on 21 November 2017

 
A broad area of low pressure over northern and central Australia are generating
thunderstorms and areas of middle level cloud across the north of the country.
An area of thunderstorms are also seen extending from southwestern Queensland
into central parts of South Australia, in the vicinity of a trough.

A moist northeasterly airstream, directed onto the continent's east coast by a
high pressure system in the Tasman Sea, is producing patchy low cloud along
coastal and adjacent areas in Queensland and New South Wales.

Further west, a weak cold front is moving through the Great Australian Bight
with a broad cloud band covering most of the southern Western Australia coast.