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19:30 UTC on Friday 20 October 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Oct 20 19:30:00 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 1800UTC Chart on 21 October 2017
Issued at 6:02 am EDT Sunday on 22 October 2017

 
A cloud band over the Coral Sea is bringing patchy rain and isolated storms to
the east tropical coast of Queensland. 

Isolated thunderstorms can be also seen near the Top End.

Interaction of an upper level trough and a broad surface trough has produced an
extensive and developing cloud band with embedded thunderstorms over Western
Australia.

Moist onshore flow driven by a high pressure system south of the Bight is
bringing areas of low cloud to southeast Australia, while keeping the rest of
the country mostly clear.