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06:30 UTC on Wednesday 6 May 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed May  6 06:30:00 2015

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC chart on 7 May 2015
Issued at 11:30 am EST Thursday on 07 May 2015

A deep low pressure system to the distant south of Tasmania is represented by a
spiralling mass of cloud. On the northern flank of this low, spotty convective
cloud has formed within the coldest air, which is producing showers and isolated
thunderstorms across Tasmania, through Bass Strait and across the southern
Tasman Sea.

Patchy low cloud lies across southern South Australia, through southern and
central parts of New South Wales and near the ranges in Victoria. 

A small area of middle level cloud lies through the interior of Western

The remainder of the country is generally clear due to a ridge of high pressure
extending into the central interior from a strong high to the west of Western