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14:30 AEST on Thursday 23 October 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Oct 23 04:30:00 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 0600UTC chart on 23 October 2014

Issued at 7:01 pm EDT Thursday on 23 October 2014

An extensive line of thunderstorms extends over land areas along the entire New South Wales coast. Patchy cloud and isolated thunderstorms have formed over central areas of NSW and Queensland. Some low cloud is over parts of SE South Australia, southern Victoria and Tasmania.

An area of low pressure extending from NW to SE Western Australia is producing a broad middle and upper level cloud band with isolated thunderstorms. High cloud is streaming from this system through central Australia and South Australia. Low level cloud is visible over SW Western Australia.

Other areas remain mainly cloud free.