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04:30 UTC on Friday 19 December 2014 | False colour temperatures, Australia
Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.
IDY28000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Bureau National Operations Centre Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart on 19 December 2014 Issued at 12:35 am EDT Saturday on 20 December 2014 A broad area of low pressure extends across northern WA to the NT. This is generating areas of mid-level cloud with embedded thunderstorms. A trough from the central QLD coast stretches south to a low complex over the Tasman Sea. A large well-developed cloud band is evident along the trough. Cloud associated with of a cold front is streaming across Tasmania. An area of low cloud is evident along the NSW coast and adjacent inland.