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03:30 UTC on Monday 31 August 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Aug 31 03:30:00 2015

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC chart on 31 August 2015
Issued at 11:49 am EST Monday on 31 August 2015

A band of patchy cloud with a few embedded thunderstorms extends from the WA/NT
border region to western parts of South Australia and is associated with a
slow-moving surface trough. Patchy low cloud also remains about southwestern
parts of WA. A cold front is approaching WA from the southwest.

Low cloud over parts of Tasmania and southern Victoria lies within a moist
southerly airstream. A deep low pressure system can be seen over the Tasman Sea
well to the east of both states. The cloud band to the northeast of this low is
due to a developing trough.