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20:30 AWST on Tuesday 20 November 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Nov 20 12:30:00 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 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 11:31 pm EDT Tuesday on 20 November 2018

 
 An extensive cloud band extends across central and eastern parts of the country
associated with a cold front linking up to an inland surface trough. The cloud
band has active areas of thunderstorms throughout and stretches from the
Kimberley region of WA, across the Territory and then down across QLD, NSW, VIC
and Tasmania. 

A developing cold front over the Great Australian Bight has an associated cloud
band with the cold airmass evident by the cellular cloud in the wake of the main
cloud band. 

Outside of the Kimberley region, Western Australia is free of most of the cloud
and weather with only a small area of low level cloud along southern coastal
parts.