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07:30 AEST on Tuesday 3 March 2015 | 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 1800UTC chart on 2 March 2015 Issued at 6:25 am EDT Tuesday on 03 March 2015 An active area of cloud with embedded thunderstorms is over the Kimberley region and the central interior of Western Australia.High and middle level cloud from this area is extending southeast on to South Australia and Victoria ahead of a cold front that is approaching Tasmania. A strong upper level trough just west of WA is also helping to generate this extensive cloud band. Thunderstorm activity continues over the tropical north of the country especially about the coastal parts of northwest Northern Territory and the Gulf country.