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16:30 UTC on Wednesday 27 July 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Jul 27 16:30:00 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 28 July 2016
Issued at 11:37 am EST Thursday on 28 July 2016

Low to middle level cloud over southern parts of South Australia, through
Victoria and southern New South Wales and western Tasmania is due to an onshore
wind flow. 

Middle to high level clouds can be seen over southwest Western Australia due to
an upper level trough.

Middle level cloud over northern tropical Queensland is due to another upper
level trough.

Rest of the Australia is clear due to a high pressure system over SA extending a
ridge over the country.