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16:30 AWST on Friday 21 October 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Oct 21 08:30:00 2016

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC Chart on 21 October 2016
Issued at 6:20 pm EDT Friday on 21 October 2016

A cold front has now crossed Tasmania but tilts back over eastern Victoria. It
is generating an extensive cloud band that stretches from the Northern Territory
to southeast of Tasmania. Areas of thunderstorm activity are evident,
particularly over northcentral New South Wales. A mass of cold air is south of
the Bight. An onshore airstream is bringing low cloud to southern WA and SA in
the wake of the cold front.