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22:30 AWST on Monday 2 March 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Mar  2 14:30:00 2015

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC chart on 3 March 2015
Issued at 12:27 pm EDT Tuesday on 03 March 2015

 
A large thunderstorm complex is over the western Kimberley, WA.

High and middle level cloud from the WA southern interior is streaming eastward
to over the Tasman Sea ahead of a cold front near Tasmania. A strong upper level
trough just west of WA is helping to generate this extensive cloud band.

Thunderstorm activity continues over the tropical north of the country
especially near the Gulf of Carpentaria.