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15:30 UTC on Saturday 22 July 2017 | False colour temperatures, Full Disk

False colour temperatures, Full Disk satellite image of Australia at Sat Jul 22 15:30:00 2017

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 0600UTC Chart on 23 July 2017
Issued at 6:01 pm EST Sunday on 23 July 2017

 
A cold front and associated low is over the Tasman Sea producing middle level
cloud and scattered thunderstorms. Middle level cloud and isolated thunderstorms
are crossing Victoria with patchy midddle level cloud over southeastern South
Australia. Another cold front and cloudband is crossing southwest Western
Australia.

Extensive low level cloud is over ocean waters off the east coast of Australia.
Some of the cloud mas moved over the Queensland east coast due to onshore winds.

A ridge of high pressure is responsible for keeping the rest of the continent
mainly cloud free, with just some patchy high cloud streaming down over northern
Australia.