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17:30 AEST on Thursday 22 August 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Aug 22 07:30:00 2019

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 11:00 am EST Friday on 23 August 2019

An extensive area of convective cloud and isolated thunderstorms in a vigorous
and cold southerly flow extends over the Tasman Sea. Areas of low cloud lie over
western Victoria, western Tasmania and adjacent waters.

A cloud band associated with a strong cold front is crossing WA, with cellular
cloud and isolated thunderstorms over southwest parts of the State.

The rest of the country remains generally cloud-free under the influence of a
large high pressure system.