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18:00 ACST on Sunday 19 August 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Aug 19 08:30:00 2018

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 11:00 am EST Monday on 20 August 2018

 
Cold, speckled cloud which brought showers and cold conditions to the south-east
of the country is continuing to move out into the Tasman Sea. This cold air is
triggering thunderstorms over the Tasman Sea, where warm sea surface
temperatures are causing instability in the cold air mass. 

A middle to high level cloud band currently over the south-east, marking the
next cold front moving through the region.

A low pressure system off the west coast on the country is evident by a swirling
mass of low level cloud with isolated thunderstorms.

The rest of Australia remains relatively cloud free.