22:30 UTC on Friday 30 September 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia
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 1800UTC Chart on 01 October 2016
Issued at 6:17 am EDT Sunday on 02 October 2016
A middle level cloud over northwest Australia is the result of tropical moisture
being advected away from occasional thunderstorm activity southwest of Java.
While a moist onshore flow has brought patchy low cloud to the far north of
In the west, a cloud band is tracking across southern WA. This cloud band is
associated with a cold front and developing low pressure system south of the
The remainder of the continent is mostly clear due to a ridge of high pressure.
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