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23:00 ACST on Wednesday 31 August 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia
Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.
IDY28000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Bureau National Operations Centre Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC Chart on 31 August 2016 Issued at 11:15 pm EST Wednesday on 31 August 2016 A broad, patchy cloud band extends from the Kimberley reigon of WA across the Northern Territory to the southeast of the continent and is associated with surface and upper level troughs. The surface trough has also brought thunderstorms over eastern Victoria and the Tasman Sea. A cold front and trough system moving over western WA with associated low to middle level cloud ahead of this system extending over central parts of the state. Patchy low cloud can also be seen about the east coast of Queensland within a moist southeasterly airflow. Patchy low cloud can also be seen over coastal South Australia associated with moist onshore flow.