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22:30 AEST on Sunday 31 August 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Aug 31 12:30:00 2014

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


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
National Meteorological and Oceanographic Centre

Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC chart on 1 September 2014

Issued at 5:52 pm EST Monday on 01 September 2014

The cloud band over the southeast of the country is associated with a major cold front. Cold-air cloud behind this front can be seen south of Adelaide.

Cloud to the west of Western Australia is due to a strong jet stream in the upper atmosphere.

The northern half of the country is mostly clear.