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07:30 AWST on Tuesday 20 February 2018 | Visible, greyscale, Full Disk

Visible, greyscale, Full Disk satellite image of Australia at Mon Feb 19 23:30:00 2018

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 1200UTC Chart on 20 February 2018
Issued at 12:22 am EDT Wednesday on 21 February 2018

 
Cloud and thunderstorm activity over the central and southeastern parts of
Western Australia, northwestern South Australia and into the Great Australian
Bight is associated with Ex-Tropical Cyclone 'Kelvin' and a surface trough. 

Another surface trough extends from the central parts of Western Australia
through the southern parts of the Northern Territory to the central and
southeast parts of Queensland. Moist and unstable airmass to the north of the
trough is causing areas of thunderstorms.

Ex-Tropical Cyclone 'Gita' with associated cloud and rain can be seen to the
east of New Zealand.

A ridge of high pressure to the south of the continent is responsible for areas
of low cloud along the coasts of New South Wales, eastern Victoria and Tasmania
and southern Western Australia.