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18:30 AWST on Friday 27 March 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Mar 27 10:30:00 2015

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart on 27 March 2015
Issued at 1:22 am EDT Saturday on 28 March 2015

 
Bands of cloud are circling a low pressure complex east of Tasmania.
Low-level cloud is over the Bight, western Victoria and southeast South
Australia in the wake of this system.

The remnants of Tropical Cyclone Nathan are off the north Kimberley coast.
Middle level cloud is streaming southwards from this area. Thunderstorms are
visible over northern parts of the Kimberley, with cloud remnant of thunderstorm
activity over the Gulf of Carpentaria and through inland Queensland along a
surface trough.

Thunderstorms are also active near the Gascoyne region, WA with middle and
high-level cloud streaming southeastwards.