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00:30 AWST on Tuesday 30 May 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon May 29 16:30:00 2017

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 1800UTC Chart on 29 May 2017
Issued at 5:49 am EST Tuesday on 30 May 2017

 
A strong cold front and associated middle level cloud band is moving across
southern South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania.

An upper level trough is responsible for the middle level cloud streaming from
the Northern Territory Top End, across much of eastern Queensland to out over
the Tasman Sea.

Some high cloud can be seen over southwest WA streaming ahead of a series of
cold fronts which are moving across the southern Indian Ocean.

The rest of the continent is mostly clear due a ridge of high pressure.