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13:00 ACDT on Tuesday 13 November 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Nov 13 02:30:00 2018

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 5:00 pm EDT Tuesday on 13 November 2018

 
A large cloud band with embedded thunderstorms extends from central Australia
through to the southeast of the country as a result of an influx of tropical
moisture interacting with a surface trough and upper level jet stream. A large
area of convection with thunderstorms over the Northern Territory is being
driven by afternoon surface heating along the most northern extension of this
trough.

Further south, a cold front moving towards Tasmania behind the trough is driving
low cloud over SA in the cold air west of the front. 

The rest of the continent is mostly cloud free.