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00:30 AWST on Sunday 22 May 2022 | Visible, greyscale, Australia

Visible, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat May 21 16:30:00 2022

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 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 5:08 am EST Sunday on 22 May 2022
 
A mix of high and low cloud over eastern Queensland the southern Coral Sea is
being driven by both an upper level and a surface trough.

Weak surface troughs and an upper disturbance are responsible for the middle
level cloud across parts of Western Australia, western South Australia, and
southern NT. Subsiding air beneath a strong high pressure system west of
Tasmania is trapping moisture near the surface, which is evident as a broad area
of low cloud across southeastern Australia.

The north of the continent remains mostly cloud free.