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01:00 ACST on Tuesday 27 September 2016 | False colour temperatures, Australia

False colour temperatures, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Sep 26 15:30:00 2016

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC Chart on 27 September 2016
Issued at 11:57 am EST Tuesday on 27 September 2016

 
A field of convective cellular cloud over southeast Australia is associated with
the passage of a cold front. In the west, patchy cloud is observed over
southwest WA ahead of an approaching cold front and thick cloud band.

An upper level cloud band is streaming down from tropical convection over the
Indian Ocean west of Java to central Australia and central Queensland. This
cloud is brought along by the upper level subtropical jet stream. 

The remainder of the continent is mostly cloud free due to a ridge of high
pressure centred over South Australia.