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19:00 ACST on Monday 27 July 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

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

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC chart on 28 July 2015
Issued at 11:00 am EST Tuesday on 28 July 2015

The patchy middle-level cloud band over eastern Queensland is associated with an
upper trough and the jet stream. A thick rain band is evident over southern WA
with high-level cloud streaming ahead of this system to the Bight.

A high pressure system over South Australia is directing a moist onshore airflow
over the southeast of Australia, leading to areas of patchy low cloud near the

Overcast conditions over central Tasmania as the moist westerly airflow pushes
up against the West Coast Range.

The rest of the country is mostly clear due to the high pressure system.