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09:30 AEST on Wednesday 19 June 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Jun 18 23:30:00 2019

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 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 5:00 pm EST Wednesday on 19 June 2019

A cold front and associated cloud band with embedded thunderstorms is moving
through the Tasman Sea and stretches southward to a low located east of
Tasmania. A pool of cold air with speckled convective cloud is moving over
southeastern Australia in the southerly flow behind the front.

A region of active thunderstorms are visible in eastern WA, near the NT border
which are associated with a nearby trough. Further south, patchy areas of low
cloud over southern parts of SA are trapped under a temperature inversion caused
by a dominant high pressure ridge.

The remainder of the continent is mostly cloud free, while a strong cold front
can be seen well west of Australia approaching the Great Australian Bight.