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08:30 UTC on Tuesday 13 October 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, 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 13 October 2015 Issued at 12:36 am EDT Wednesday on 14 October 2015 Showers and thunderstorms continue through southern Queensland and northeast NSW due to a low pressure trough. Thunderstorms are also visible off the northern NSW coast. A high is directing moist easterly winds with low cloud over Gippsland and the southern and central NSW coast. Low cloud is also occuring over parts of Tasmania. Further west, a broad trough of low pressure extends from the Kimberley region through the interior of Western Australia to the south coastal district. Extensive middle level cloud is covering much of the interior of the state with isolated thunderstorms while a cold front is approaching the far southwest. The remainder of Australia is mostly clear due to a ridge of high pressure.