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12:30 AWST on Saturday 29 August 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Aug 29 04:30:00 2015

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC chart on 29 August 2015
Issued at 5:39 pm EST Saturday on 29 August 2015

 
A cold front and cloudband is moving across southwest WA. A prefrontal trough
over the WA interior is producing thunderstorms and some middle level cloud.

A patchy cloud across the Northern Territory and Queensland is due to an upper
level disturbance, which links to a frontal cloud band over the Tasman Sea. Some
thunderstorms are been triggered over central and southeastern Queensland near a
surface trough.

Patchy cloud can also be seen over much of southeastern Australia within a broad
southerly airflow which is being generated by a low over the Tasman Sea.