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08:30 AEDT on Friday 19 December 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Dec 18 21:30:00 2014

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC chart on 19 December 2014
Issued at 1:01 pm EDT Friday on 19 December 2014

 
A broad area of low pressure extends across northern WA to the NT. This is
generating areas of mid-level cloud with embedded thunderstorms.

A trough from the QLD coast that stretches south over the Tasman Sea has a large
well-developed cloud band associated with it.

Cloud in the wake of a cold front is over southern Victoria.