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11:30 AEST on Tuesday 30 August 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia
Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.
IDY28000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Bureau National Operations Centre Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC Chart on 30 August 2016 Issued at 11:00 pm EST Tuesday on 30 August 2016 An extensive cloud band extends from the Kimberley across central Australia to the southeast of the continent and is associated with a trough and frontal system. An area of isolated thunderstorms over southeastern parts of SA is associated with a second trough. A cold front is approaching WA from the Indian Ocean and low cloud ahead of this system already covers parts of the southwest of the state. Patchy low cloud can also be seen about the east coast of Queensland in a moist southeasterly airflow.