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04:30 AEST on Sunday 18 April 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Apr 17 18:30:00 2021

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
Issued at 5:14 pm EST Sunday on 18 April 2021

A trough over the Coral sea is generating convective cloud and thunderstorms.

A thick band of middle to high level cloud and storms stretches from the QLD/NSW
coastal border across the Tasman sea due to an upper level trough.

Widespread low level cloud can be seen over southern SA, VIC and TAS due to a
moist westerly flow.

High level cloud is streaming over WA and SA.

The remainder of the country is mainly cloud free.