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21:30 AEST on Saturday 25 October 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Oct 25 11:30:00 2014

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


Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
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Satellite Notes for 0600UTC chart on 26 October 2014

Issued at 5:15 pm EDT Sunday on 26 October 2014

A thick middle to upper level cloud band extends across South Australia, Victoria and southern parts of New South Wales. It is associated with a complex, broad area of low pressure. Showers and thunderstorms associated with the system is particularly active through South Australia.

Patchy middle level cloud to the west of Tasmania is associated with an approaching cold front.

Patchy low level cloud over far southwestern parts of Western Australia has formed in the wake of a weak cold front that is now moving through the Bight.

Isolated afternoon showers and thunderstorms occurring along the inland trough through southern parts of Queensland. Similarly the afternoon isolated showers and thunderstorms are developing over the Kimberley Region of WA and are associated with the heat low over the region.

The remainder of the country remains cloud free.