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12:30 AEST on Sunday 19 November 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Nov 19 02:30:00 2017

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 1200UTC Chart on 19 November 2017
Issued at 11:08 pm EDT Sunday on 19 November 2017

 
A moist northeasterly airflow, directed onto the continent's east coast by a
high pressure system in the Tasman Sea, is interacting with a trough lying
across inland Queensland. This is producing cloud areas, isolated showers, and
thunderstorms across eastern Australia, mainly across southern Queensland. 

A broad area of low pressure across northern Australia is producing a patchy
cloud band with showers and isolated embedded thunderstorms stretching from
northwest WA and Territory's Top End, through central Australia and throughout
SA. 

Further west, a cold front over the southern parts of the Indian Ocean is
approaching southwest WA with a thick, cloud band associated with system
approaching the WA coast.