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18:30 AEST on Tuesday 21 November 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Nov 21 08:30:00 2017

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 1800UTC Chart on 21 November 2017
Issued at 6:09 am EDT Wednesday on 22 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.
While another trough is triggering thunderstorms and middle level cloud over
South Australia.

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.

While the southeast and southwest of the country are mainly cloudfree under the
influence of high pressure ridges.