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10:30 AEST on Saturday 5 December 2020 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Dec  5 00:30:00 2020

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 6:23 am EDT Saturday on 05 December 2020

 
A low pressure troughs extend from northeastern NSW through southern QLD, the NT
to Kimberly region of WA. Another trough extends from Pilbara region in WA
through western SA to  a low southeast of the Bight. Areas of mid to high level
cloud and isolated thunderstorms are associated with these troughs, particularly
over southern QLD, northwestern NSW and about central, northern and southeastern
WA.

Thunderstorms are impacting the NT Top End from the northeast.

The remainder of the continent is mostly cloud free apart from areas of low
cloud about the coastal areas of southwest WA.