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01:30 AEST on Sunday 20 August 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Aug 19 15:30:00 2017

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

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Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
 
Satellite Notes for 0000UTC Chart on 20 August 2017
Issued at 11:00 am EST Sunday on 20 August 2017

 
Low cloud along the east coast of Victoria, New South Wales and southern
Queensland is due to cold airmass associated with a complex low pressure system
near New Zealand. Thunderstorms can be seen over the northern Tasman Sea.

Cloud with embedded thunderstorms over the Eyre Peninsula (SA) is due to a cold
front and low pressure system. Low cloud is affecting southwest Western
Australia, behind the cold front. Middle level cloud streaming across South
Australia is associated with an upper level trough.

High level jetstream cloud stretches from the northwest into northern SA and
southwest Queensland.

The remainder of the country is mostly clear under the influence of a high
pressure ridge.