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00:30 AEST on Wednesday 1 April 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia
Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.
IDY28000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Bureau National Operations Centre Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC chart on 1 April 2015 Issued at 6:24 pm EDT Wednesday on 01 April 2015 A large mass of cloud extends from central Western Australia to south of Tasmania. This cloud is from a cold front combining with a strong upper trough. Low cloud driven by moist southeasterly winds is over southern WA in the wake of this front. An area of cloud over southeast Queensland and the adjacent sea is being generated by a cold trough in the middle levels of the atmosphere. Some thunderstorm cloud is evident over the Kimberley, WA and the NT Top End.