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08:30 AWST on Sunday 20 May 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun May 20 00:30:00 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 1200UTC Chart on 20 May 2018
Issued at 12:18 am EST Monday on 21 May 2018

A strong and persistent high pressure system in the Bight continues to dominate
the weather pattern over much of Australia, with much of the continent remaining
dry and relatively cloud free.

Thicker cloud over Tasmania, the Bass Strait and Victoria is associated with the
passage of a trough.

Some high cloud originating from thunderstorms to the north of the country can
be also seen streaming down over northern Queensland and the NT Top End coast.