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22:30 AEST on Friday 20 April 2018 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia East

Infrared, greyscale, Australia East satellite image of Australia at Fri Apr 20 12:30:00 2018

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0600UTC Chart on 22 April 2018
Issued at 5:00 pm EST Saturday on 21 April 2018

Middle and high level cloud associated with a jet stream is streaming from the
Indian Ocean through the interior of Western Australia and central Australia.

Further south, a low pressure trough is triggering a line of shower and isolated
thunderstorm activity through western Victoria and western parts of Tasmania.
Clear conditions persist behind the trough over the Bight and southern districts
of Western Australia. A cold front is clipping far southwest coast of Western

Showers and isolated thunderstorms are visible near the southern Queensland and
northern NSW coast. This activity is associated with an onshore flow combining
with a low pressure trough. Southeasterly winds are bringing patchy low cloud to
exposed parts of Queensland coast.

A ridge of high pressure dominates the southeast of the country with mostly
clear skies inland.