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10:30 UTC on Friday 26 December 2014 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia

Infrared, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Dec 26 10:30:00 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 1200UTC chart on 26 December 2014
Issued at 11:10 pm EDT Friday on 26 December 2014

 
An extensive cloud band extends from the Top End of the Territory to southern
Queensland and northern New South Wales and is associated with an upper trough.
Embedded thunderstorms are evident over northern parts of the Territory and
isolated thunderstorms can also be seen over northern parts of the Kimberley
region in Western Australia.

A weak cold front and its associated cloud band is approaching Tasmania from the
west. Remaining parts of Australia are mostly cloud free.

Severe Tropical Cyclone "Kate" is located to the west of the Cocos Islands and
is moving further away.