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16:30 UTC on Monday 27 April 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Apr 27 16:30:00 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 1800UTC chart on 27 April 2015
Issued at 6:11 am EST Tuesday on 28 April 2015

Areas of low cloud are drifting over Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales, South
Australia and southeastern parts of Western Australia in a moist onshore flow.

Patchy high and middle level cloud is streaming from a low pressure system over
the Indian Ocean across northwestern WA and the country's northern interior.
Some high level cloud is also visible over the Top End of the Northern

A high pressure ridge is keeping other parts of the country mostly cloud free.