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06:00 ACDT on Tuesday 21 February 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia
Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.
IDY28000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Bureau National Operations Centre Satellite Notes for 1800UTC Chart 20 February 2017 Issued at 6:53 am EDT Tuesday on 21 February 2017 A low pressure trough lies across northern Australia, with the embedded EX-Tropical Cyclone Alfred over the Gulf of Carpentaria. Widespread showers and occasional thunderstorms are evident surrounding the TC. Patchy low to middle level cloud with embedded thunderstorms are also present over much of northern QLD. A low pressure system east of Tasmania is producing an extensive area of convective cloud. In the west, another surface trough over southwest WA is producing scattered showers and thunderstorm near its vicinity. A cloud band associated with a cold front is also evident over the southwest of WA. Low level cloud is also present over much of Tasmania directed by a dry southwesterly airstream.