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06:30 AEST on Wednesday 25 May 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue May 24 20:30:00 2016

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC chart 24 May 2016
Issued at 5:44 am EST Wednesday on 25 May 2016

A strong cold front is crossing the southeast of Western Australia. The front
extends south and connects with a deep low over the Southern Ocean. High level
cloud can be seen streaming ahead of the main frontal band.

Further east, a field of cold air lies across the Tasman Sea in the wake of
another strong cold front. Thunderstorm activity is evident in this "speckled"
cloud. A similar pattern is also visible over the southwest of Western

Cloud over northern and central Queensland and the Coral Sea is due to an upper
trough to the west.