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05:30 AEST on Friday 6 May 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu May  5 19:30:00 2016

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC chart on 05 May 2016
Issued at 5:48 am EST Friday on 06 May 2016

 
An extensive cloud band, with embedded thunderstorms, is extending from the
Indian Ocean to the northwestern and central parts of the country. This is
associated with an upper level trough. High cloud is streaming over Queensland
ahead of the main cloudband due to an upper level jetstream. 

High cloud over southwest WA is also associated with an upper trough. While a
cold front is producing low cloud over Tasmania and near the South Australian
coast.