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02:30 AEDT on Monday 24 October 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Oct 23 15:30:00 2016

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC Chart on 24 October 2016
Issued at 11:18 am EDT Monday on 24 October 2016

A surface trough and a strong upper disturbance are generating a significant
cloud band that extends from the Gulf of Carpentaria across northern Queensland
to a cold front and low pressure system over the Tasman Sea.

A mass of cold air has brought low cloud to Tasmania, southern Victoria and the
New South Wales coast.

A weak surface trough over the west of Western Australia and a cold front over
the Bight is causing a band of patchy low to middle level cloud. The remainder
of the country is relatively cloud free due to a large high pressure system.