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01:00 ACDT on Monday 2 March 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Mar  1 14:30:00 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 0600UTC chart on 2 March 2015
Issued at 6:28 pm EDT Monday on 02 March 2015

A thunderstorm complex is over the central interior of Western Australia.

Cloud over southern WA is streaming over the Bight, Victoria and Tasmania
towards the south of New Zealand. This cloud is being generated by the cold
front lying west of Tasmania together with a strong upper trough just west of

Areas of low cloud are over the New South Wales and southeast Queensland coasts
from a moist onshore airstream.

Thunderstorm activity continues over the tropical north of the country.