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05:30 UTC on Tuesday 21 October 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Oct 21 05:30:00 2014

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.


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Satellite Notes for 0000UTC chart on 22 October 2014

Issued at 12:07 pm EDT Wednesday on 22 October 2014

Cloud from daytime heating can be seen over eastern South Australia and western New South Wales and Victoria. This is due to a surface trough that extends southward to west of Tasmania. Low cloud in the wake of this system covers the Bight and parts of southern Western Australia.

High cloud over southwest WA is associated with two weak low pressure systems off the coast, whilst jet stream cloud is streaming in over North West Cape.

Low cloud persists over northern coastal NSW and eastern parts of Queensland in the trade wind flow driven by the high to the south.