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07:30 AEST on Monday 20 November 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Nov 19 21:30:00 2017

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 on 20 November 2017
Issued at 11:11 am EDT Monday on 20 November 2017

 
A moist northeasterly airflow, directed onto the continent's east coast by a
high pressure system in the Tasman Sea, is interacting with a trough lying
across inland Queensland. This is producing patchy cloud along coastal and
adjacent areas from Queensland through to the New South Wales/Victoria border.

A series of low pressure troughs across northern and central Australia are
drawing moisture from the tropics into a broad area of cloud with showers and
isolated embedded thunderstorms. This cloud extends across northern Western
Australia, through the Northern Territory, southwestern Queensland and eastern
South Australia.

Further west, a weak cold front over the southern parts of the Indian Ocean is
directing a cloud band towards southwestern Western Australia. Areas of low
cloud are also visible along the southern coast of Western Australia.