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09:00 ACDT on Thursday 21 January 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Jan 20 22:30:00 2021

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 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 12:57 pm EDT Thursday on 21 January 2021

 
Convective cloud and thunderstorms are visible across the northern tropics,
associated with a series of surface troughs and a Tropical Low off the northwest
WA coast.

A band of mid to high level cloud stretches from the Pilbara region to the
southeast coast of WA with embedded thunderstorms, associated with a surface
trough. 

Another trough extending through inland Qld and northern NSW is generating
convective cloud in the region.

Moist onshore flow is bringing areas of low level cloud to the southwest WA
coast, northeast NSW and southeast Qld. 

Aside from patchy areas of mid level cloud over Tas, the remainder of the
country remains cloud-free.