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14:30 UTC on Saturday 1 August 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Aug  1 14:30:00 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 0600UTC chart on 2 August 2015
Issued at 6:11 pm EST Sunday on 02 August 2015

 
A strong cold front now lies to the east of Tasmania. A significant pool of cold
air behind this front is seen crossing the southwestern half of the state,
producing showers, hail and snowfalls to low levels. Low cloud associated with
the northern sector of the front is still moving across central Victoria.

Patchy low cloud over the Queensland's east coast is the result of moist
southeasterly trade wind flow. Areas of low cloud can be seen over southern
districts of Western Australia and the nearby Indian Ocean, and is due to
moisture trapped under a high pressure ridge.

A trough has moved out across the Tasman Sea, and is triggering a band of
thunderstorms with high and middle level cloud extending towards New Zealand.

The remainder of the country is mostly clear.