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22:30 AWST on Thursday 30 October 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Oct 30 14:30:00 2014

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Satellite Notes for 1800UTC chart on 30 October 2014

Issued at 4:28 am EDT Friday on 31 October 2014

Active thunderstorms can be seen across a broad area covering eastern parts of Western Australia, the southwest of the Territory and the west of South Australia. This convective activity lies near to, and to the east of, a surface trough. High cloud extends further east across southern parts of the Territory and the remaining districts of South Australia.

A few isolated diurnal thunderstorms remain about the central interior of Queensland and near another surface trough.

High cloud is streaming over Tasmania from a frontal system much further to the west. The northern portion of this front is approaching the far southwest of Western Australia.