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01:30 AEST on Tuesday 26 July 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Jul 25 15:30:00 2016

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC Chart on 26 July 2016
Issued at 5:00 pm EST Tuesday on 26 July 2016

A strong, fast moving cold front is moving through the Tasman Sea with a large
field of cold air behind the front evident by the "speckled" cellular cloud west
of front. 

An extensive cloud band with embedded showers and thunderstorms extends over the
Eastern Great Australian Bight, SA and VIC, is associated with a second fast
moving cold front.

A band of middle level cloud streaming across the centre of the continent is
associated with a jet stream in the upper levels of the atmosphere.