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16:30 AWST on Monday 26 June 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Jun 26 08:30:00 2017

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1800UTC Chart on 26 June 2017
Issued at 6:08 am EST Tuesday on 27 June 2017

An extensive band of middle and high level cloud, due to the interaction between
a surface trough and an upper level trough, extends from the Interior of WA over
central Australia, South Australia and inland parts of Queensland, New South
Wales and Victoria.

A trough is moving across the Tasman Sea with thunderstorms near the trough.
Speckled cloud can be seen in the unstable cold air behind the trough.

Low level cloud is evident near tropical Queensland, Tasmania and along the
south coast of the continent and is due to onshore flows driven by a firm ridge
of high pressure. 

Skies are mostly clear over the remainder of country under the high pressure