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03:30 AWST on Saturday 25 March 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Mar 24 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 25 March 2017
Issued at 6:07 am EDT Sunday on 26 March 2017

 
Tropical Cyclone Debbie (category 2) currently sits approximately 535Km to the
east northeast of Townsville. The rotation of this system can clearly be seen in
the impressive and extensive mass of cloud over the Coral Sea.

Tropical Cyclone Caleb (category 1) is currently situated to the southwest of
Indonesia in the Indian Ocean. TC Caleb is part of an active monsoon trough
which is producing extensive areas of thunderstorm activity across the north and
northwest of the country. Another low is located off the Kimberley coast of WA.

Further south, a surface trough is producing an band of mid-level cloud reaching
from southeastern WA into the southeast of the country. 

The next cold front can be seen approaching WA from the southwest.