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18:00 ACST on Friday 28 October 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Oct 28 08:30:00 2016

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC Chart on 28 October 2016
Issued at 5:31 pm EDT Friday on 28 October 2016

Isolated showers and thunderstorms over far northeast New South Wales and
southeast Queensland are associated with an active surface trough.

Isolated thunderstorms have also developed over the Top End.

Middle level cloud through central WA is streaming down from a tropical low over
the Indian Ocean and extends across the Pilbara, Gascoyne and Interior districts
of Western Australia and South Australia.

Elsewhere the country is relatively cloud free with a ridge of high pressure
extending over southeast Australia.