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17:30 AWST on Tuesday 27 January 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Jan 27 09:30:00 2015

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 0600UTC chart on 27 January 2015
Issued at 6:31 pm EDT Tuesday on 27 January 2015

 
A broad area of low pressure extends across northern Australia causing cloud
with embedded thunderstorms over much of the Top End in the Northern Territory,
as well as northern and eastern WA, and the Far North Queensland.

An area of cloud with thunderstorm activity covers eastern New South Wales and
southeast Queensland and is associated with an inland surface trough.

The rest of the country remains mostly clear apart from some low cloud in
Tasmania and along the coast of Victoria.