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14:00 ACST on Saturday 19 August 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Aug 19 04:30:00 2017

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1200UTC Chart on 19 August 2017
Issued at 11:24 pm EST Saturday on 19 August 2017

Low cloud along the coastal areas of Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania is
due to cold airmass associated with a complex low pressure system near New
Zealand. Thunderstorms can be seen over the northern Tasman Sea.

Cloud with embedded thunderstorms over the southern parts of Western Australia
is due to a cold front and low pressure system. Low cloud is affecting the
southwestern parts of Western Australia, behind the cold front. Middle level
cloud streaming across the central parts of Western Australian is associated
with a upper level trough.

The remainder of the country is mostly clear under the influence of a high
pressure ridge.