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13:00 ACST on Monday 27 January 2020 | Visible, greyscale, Australia

Visible, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Jan 27 03:30:00 2020

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 6:26 pm EDT Monday on 27 January 2020

Widespread showers and thunderstorms with locally heavy falls extend over
central and northern QLD and also over the eastern Barkly and eastern
Carpentaria districts of the NT. A slow moving tropical low lies over the Gulf
Country district with an associated trough aligned across the North Tropical QLD
coast. A warm and humid west to northwesterly flow persists to the north of this

Areas of thunderstorms have developed about the southern Queensland border,
northeastern SA and northern NSW. Isolated thunderstorms are also developing
over northern WA.

A high pressure system in the Bight is maintaining mostly clear skies over much
of southern Australia. A westerly airstream and middle level trough is resulting
in extensive high and middle level cloud moving over southern and eastern
Victoria and Bass Strait, with some middle level cloud over western Tasmania.