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14:30 AEDT on Tuesday 19 March 2019 | False colour temperatures, Full Disk

False colour temperatures, Full Disk satellite image of Australia at Tue Mar 19 03:30:00 2019

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 the 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 12:21 pm EDT Wednesday on 20 March 2019

 
Tropical Cyclone Trevor (Category 1) is located between Lockhart River and
Arakun and continues to track slowly to the west southwest. Heavy rain and
thunderstorm areas are in the vicinity of Trevor and extend across the northern
Gulf of Carpentaria and down to the north tropical coast. Tropical Cyclone
Veronica (Category 1) is located northwest of Broome. The monsoon trough is
aligned through this system remaining offshore from the northwest of WA. The
monsoon trough also extends across far north Queensland to Tropical Cyclone
Trevor and over the northern Coral Sea.

Further south, a slow moving upper low and associated surface trough is
generating showers and thunderstorms off the NSW coast. A high pressure ridge
south of the continent continues to direct an easterly flow across the remainder
of southeastern Australia with patchy low cloud. 

To the west, showers and isolated thunderstorms are active near a trough from
the south coast near Albany extending through the Gascoyne to the inland
Pilbara. Patchy middle and high level cloud continues to drift over the WA
interior.