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10:30 UTC on Friday 27 May 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri May 27 10:30:00 2016

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC chart 27 May 2016
Issued at 6:14 am EST Saturday on 28 May 2016

A cold front over the Tasman Sea links to a complex low pressure system,
producing extensive cloud and thunderstorms. A cloud band which extends from the
Southern Ocean to eastern Tasmania and along the NSW south coast is wrapping
into the low over the Tasman Sea.

A cloud band and area of isolated thunderstorms over New South Wales is
associated a trough and low pressure system. While middle level cloud and
thunderstorms can be seen near a cold front which is crossing the far southwest
of WA.

High level jet stream cloud stretches from central WA to southern Queensland.