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16:30 UTC on Thursday 24 July 2014 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia

Infrared, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Jul 24 16:30:00 2014

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

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
National Meteorological and Oceanographic Centre

Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart on 25 July 2014

Issued at 11:03 pm EST Friday on 25 July 2014

An area of cloud over southern SA, Victoria and Tasmania is associated with a low pressure system over western Victoria. Isolated thunderstorms are visible over parts of Tasmania and Bass Strait.

Another area of cloud extends from northern QLD to the central NSW coast, with thunderstorms off the coast and is associated with a trough in the lower to middle levels of the atmosphere.

Some low cloud can be seen over the southwest of WA ahead of a vigorous cold front to the west.

Remaining areas of the country are mostly clear due to a strong high pressure system.