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20:00 ACDT on Tuesday 20 February 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Feb 20 09:30:00 2018

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0000UTC Chart on 21 February 2018
Issued at 12:07 pm EDT Wednesday on 21 February 2018

Cloud and thunderstorm activity over the central and southeastern parts of
Western Australia is associated with Ex-Tropical Cyclone 'Kelvin'. 

Middle level cloud ahead of an upper trough, can be seen stretching across the
southern parts of South Australia and to the west of Tasmania. 

A surface trough extends from the central parts of Western Australia through the
southern parts of the Northern Territory to central Queensland. An upper low
over southeast Queendland is causing mostly middle level cloud with isolated
embedded thunderstorms. 

A ridge of high pressure to the south of the continent is responsible for areas
of low cloud along the coasts of New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and
southern Western Australia.