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06:00 ACST on Thursday 26 May 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed May 25 20:30:00 2016

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 1800UTC chart 25 May 2016
Issued at 6:35 am EST Thursday on 26 May 2016

A strong cold front is moving across the southeast of Australia, generating an
extensive cloud band with embedded thunderstorms over New South Wales, Victoria,
Tasmania and eastern parts of South Australia. High level cloud can be seen
streaming down over the Southern Ocean and the Tasman Sea.  

Cloud over the Coral Sea is due to an upper level trough to the west.

A band of middle level cloud stretches over the Indian Ocean to the west coast
of Western Australia. A cold front over the Southern Ocean is approaching the
southwest of Western Australia.