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08:30 AEST on Tuesday 24 May 2022 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon May 23 22:30:00 2022

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 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 6:15 am EST Tuesday on 24 May 2022
 
Low to middle level cloud covers the eastern coast and adjacent ranges from the
NSW/VIC border north to the central Queensland coast. This is caused by a
near-stationary thermal trough which is generating a surface trough just off the
coast.

A complex low is off the WA southwest coast with a big pool of cold air
associated with it. Bands of cloud wrap around the low with a large mass of
cloud being "drawn" down from the northwest ahead of the system.

Subsidence from a slow-moving high over Tasmania is leading to low cloud across
that state.

The north of the continent remains mostly clear.