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03:00 ACST on Monday 4 May 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun May  3 17:30:00 2015

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 06000UTC chart on 4 May 2015
Issued at 5:22 pm EST Monday on 04 May 2015

A strong cold front is impacting southern Western Australia with a surge of cold
air behind it causing isolated thunderstorms along the coast. This front
connects to an intensify low south of the Bight. Patchy cloud ahead of the front
lies along a trough extending from northern Western Australia to the Bight.

A weakening Low is now located far off the NSW coast. Cloud and thunderstorms
are visible along the trough from this low over the Tasman Sea while another
trough over the Coral Sea is generating an area of shower and thunderstorm
activity. Patchy low cloud extends over the central NSW coast.

The remainder of the country is generally clear due to a ridge of high pressure
from the southeast to the northern interior.