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15:30 UTC on Tuesday 16 September 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Sep 16 15:30:00 2014

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 0000UTC chart on 17 September 2014.

Issued at 11:03 am EST Wednesday on 17 September 2014

A trough over the Tasman Sea is producing a broad area of cloud with isolated thunderstorms.

A cold front and associated cloud band is moving across Tasmania and southern Victoria.

Patchy middle level cloud can be seen over parts central Australia, this is due to a middle level disturbance.

The remainder of Australia is mostly cloud free apart from some patchy low cloud about parts of the southern coastal areas of the country in an onshore airflow.