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21:30 AEDT on Friday 27 February 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Feb 27 10:30:00 2015

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC chart on 27 February 2015
Issued at 7:18 pm EDT Friday on 27 February 2015

 
Active thunderstorm activity continues over the Tropical north of the country. A
trough of low pressure extends from near the Top End through central Queensland
to the eastern parts of NSW, triggering isolated thunderstorms over central
Queensland and northeastern NSW.

Areas of active isolated thunderstorms and patchy areas of cloud cover much of
Western Australia and southwestern parts of South Australia, and are associated
with a broad area of low pressure. The low pressure troughs over the Bight has
generated an extensive area of middle-level cloud that extends east to cover
Tasmania and southern Victoria.

Remainder of the country remains mostly clear.