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14:00 ACST on Sunday 21 December 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Dec 21 04:30:00 2014

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 the 1200UTC chart on 21 December 2014
Issued at 12:43 am EDT Monday on 22 December 2014

 
Cloud associated with seasonal shower and thunderstorm activity is evident over
the north of the country.

A cloud band over South Australia stretches to ocean areas west of Tasmania.
This cloud is associated with an active surface trough. Low cloud in the wake of
this system can be seen over southern Western Australia and through the Bight.

A band of cloud to the east of Tasmania is associated with a cold front with
patchy low cloud evident in the cold airmass to the west of the cold front.