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00:30 UTC on Saturday 29 April 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Apr 29 00:30:00 2017

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 0000UTC Chart on 29 April 2017
Issued at 11:00 am EST Saturday on 29 April 2017

 
Severe Tropical Cyclone "Frances" is located off the Kimberley coast of Western
Australia and features frequent thunderstorm activity. High level cloud is
streaming off this system across northern WA into central parts of the country.

A southwesterly airflow is maintaining low level cloud patches along the New
South Wales and Queensland coasts, as well as over much of Victoria, and
southeast South Australia. A weak low offshore over the southern Coral Sea is
causing an area of isolated thunderstorms.

Patchy middle and high level cloud is streaming from a low over the northern
Indian Ocean to the west coast of WA. Patchy middle level cloud also covers
parts of Central Australia, South Australia and southern WA from an upper level
trough over central WA.

Patchy low level cloud is seen covering southern and western Tasmania following
passage of a weak cold front.