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09:30 AEST on Thursday 26 March 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Mar 25 23:30:00 2015

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC chart on 26 March 2015
Issued at 5:45 am EDT Friday on 27 March 2015

 
Bands of cloud are circling a low pressure complex over Tasmania, eastern Bass
Strait and the Tasman Sea. Cloud is spiralling over Tasmania, southern Victoria
and adjacent waters of the eastern Bight, Bass Strait and the Tasman Sea.

The remnants of Tropical Cyclone Nathan lies just off the far north Kimberley
coast. Middle level cloud is streaming southward over the NT and northeast of
WA. Active thunderstorms are visible over the Top End of the NT and northern
parts of the Kimberley in WA. Isolated thunderstorms are also evident over the
far northwest tropics of Queensland.

Thunderstorms are also active from the Gascoyne region south to Perth, and along
a surface trough over inland Queensland although they have mostly subsided in
this region overnight.