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03:00 ACDT on Saturday 14 December 2013 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia
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 1800UTC chart on 13 December 2013
Issued at 5:12 am EDT Saturday on 14 December 2013
Isolated thunderstorm activity is seen over the Kimberley and Pilbara regions of Western Australia and through the north of the Northern Territory, as well as about Cape York Peninsula. These storms are associated with a broad area of low pressure and a surface trough.
A band of middle level cloud is clearing the central Queensland coast.
A cold front is moving across the southern Tasman Sea bringing a band of middle level cloud and embedded thunderstorm activity.
High cloud associated with a jet stream extends from the Indian Ocean across the central western coast of WA.
The remainder of the country is under mostly clear skies.