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05:00 ACST on Monday 23 October 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Oct 22 19:30:00 2017

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0000UTC Chart on 23 October 2017
Issued at 11:00 am EDT Monday on 23 October 2017

Isolated thunderstorms are persisting over the Top End and the east tropical
coast of Queensland. Interaction of an upper level trough and a surface trough
has produced patchy cloud and isolated thunderstorms near the southeast and
central coasts of Queensland and also northeastern NSW.

A cloud band with a few embedded thunderstorms extends from the Pilbara region
down to the WA/SA border. Patchy high level cloud is streaming along the jet
stream ahead of this system over central Australia.

Moist onshore flow driven by a high pressure system south of the Bight is
bringing areas of low cloud over southern coasts of SA, VIC and TAS, while
keeping the rest of the country mostly clear.