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09:30 AWST on Friday 28 November 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Nov 28 01:30:00 2014

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart on 28 November 2014

Issued at 12:07 am EDT Saturday on 29 November 2014

A broad area of low pressure covers much of northern and western Australia. A trough extends from northern WA, through the Interior and Eucla districts. Another trough extends from the central NT, through SW Queensland and into NSW. The low pressure area and troughs are generating mid level cloud and isolated thunderstorms. High cloud is streaming over western South Australia and the Great Australian Bight.

Patchy low cloud near the New South Wales coast is due to a moist onshore airstream.