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22:30 AEST on Friday 27 March 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Mar 27 12:30:00 2015

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC chart on 28 March 2015
Issued at 11:29 am EDT Saturday on 28 March 2015

 
A high pressure system over the eastern Bight is directing a low-level cloud
over southeast Australia in a weak moist onshore flow. 

The remnants of Tropical Cyclone Nathan are off the north Kimberley coast.
Middle level cloud is streaming southwards from this area. Thunderstorms are
visible over northern parts of the Kimberley, mostly offshore. A surface trough
over northwest Queensland has also triggered some convective activity over the
southeast Gulf of Carpentaria and adjacent inland areas.

The middle to upper-level cloud resulting from vigorous convective activity
yesterday over western WA has now advected over southwest South Australia and
southeast WA.