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09:30 AWST on Wednesday 19 June 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Jun 19 01:30:00 2019

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 the 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 11:34 pm EST Wednesday on 19 June 2019

 
A cold front and associated cloud band with embedded thunderstorms is moving
through the Tasman Sea and stretches southward to a low located east of
Tasmania. A pool of cold air with speckled convective cloud is moving over
southeastern Australia in the southerly flow behind the front.

A region of active thunderstorms are visible in eastern WA, near the NT border
which are associated with a nearby trough. Further south, patchy areas of low
cloud over southern parts of SA are trapped under a temperature inversion caused
by a dominant high pressure ridge.

A developing low pressure system and trough is moving north across Bight waters
towards the Eyre Peninsula in SA.

The remainder of the continent is mostly cloud free, while a strong cold front
can be seen well west of Australia approaching the Great Australian Bight.