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08:30 AEST on Thursday 17 August 2017 | False colour temperatures, Australia

False colour temperatures, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Aug 16 22:30:00 2017

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 0600UTC Chart on 17 August 2017
Issued at 5:01 pm EST Thursday on 17 August 2017

 
A series of troughs and a widespread cold airmass extends from the Great
Australian Bight through southeast Australia into the Tasman Sea. Extensive low
level cloud and speckled cloud indicating active showers and thunderstorms
stretch across the region.

A cold front southwest of WA can be seen with a cloud band wrapping into a low
pressure system associated with the system.

The remainder of the country is mostly clear under the influence of a high
pressure ridge.