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11:30 AEST on Friday 22 September 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Sep 22 01:30:00 2017

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 0600UTC Chart on 22 September 2017
Issued at 5:24 pm EST Friday on 22 September 2017

A thick cloud band associated with a cold front continues to move through
southwest WA, with isolated embedded thunderstorm activity. Speckled cloud in
its wake is bringing showers to the South West Land Division. Severe Weather
Warnings continue across southern WA. 

Another cloud band extends from the Bass Strait, over Tasmania and into the
Southern Ocean. This is a result of a cold front which wraps into a complex low
pressure system well to the south of the country.

Thunderstorm activity is evident over south-east Queensland and northern NSW,
with high cloud from these storms spilling into the Tasman Sea.

The rest of the country remains relatively cloud free due to a high pressure
system off the east coast, except for some patchy high cloud over the