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13:30 AWST on Sunday 1 March 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Mar  1 05:30:00 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 1200UTC chart on 1 March 2015
Issued at 11:49 pm EDT Sunday on 01 March 2015

 
A trough of low pressure persists across inland areas of the Northern Territory
and Queensland triggering some showers and thunderstorms.

Areas of cloud with thunderstorms cover much of Western Australia extending into
the Bight. This is due to an infeed of moisture and a developing upper trough to
the west.

An active cold front is moving up the New South Wales coast. This front has an
associated cloud band that stretches southeastward over the Tasman Sea. Areas of
low cloud lie in the wake of the front over Tasmania and southern Victoria.

Thunderstorm activity continues over the tropical north of the country.