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00:30 AEDT on Tuesday 25 November 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Nov 24 13:30:00 2014

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 25 November 2014

Issued at 11:20 am EDT Tuesday on 25 November 2014

An extensive, broad cloud band with embedded showers and thunderstorms stretches over most parts of northern, central and southeastern Australia. This cloud is associated with a low pressure trough and upper level trough extending from the northwest to the southeast of the continent. The cloud band connects to a cold front over the Tasman Sea. Cooler southerly winds behind the cold front are resulting in areas of low cloud about South Australia's coast, most parts of Victoria and Tasmania.

A second cloud band with embedded showers and thunderstorms over central parts of WA is associated with another trough that extends through WA.