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12:30 AEST on Monday 18 October 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Oct 18 02:30:00 2021

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 12:46 am EDT Tuesday on 19 October 2021

A cold front is approaching WA from the west with a cloud band of middle to
upper level cloud streaming ahead of this feature across south WA. An extensive
region of convective cloud can be seen across west SA and most of NT associated
with several inland troughs. Further smaller bands of middle to upper level
cloud can be seen in southeast Queensland and southern NSW associated with low
pressure troughs in these regions. 

The rest of the continent is mostly cloud free except for low level cloud over