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22:30 UTC on Wednesday 4 March 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia
Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.
IDY28000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Bureau National Operations Centre Satellite Notes for the 1200UTC chart on 5 March 2015 Issued at 12:00 am EDT Friday on 06 March 2015 Showers and thunderstorms are active about the Kimberley and Pilbara distrcts of Western Australia due to a low pressure trough. High and middle level cloud is streaming from this area through the interior and across the Bight. An established upper level trough is generating this extensive cloud band. Thunderstorms are also occuring over parts of the Northern Territory and far north Queensland. Further south, a strong cold front moving across the Tasman Sea while another strong frontal system is approaching Tasmania. A significant area of cloud is streaming ahead of this front across Tasmania and Bass Strait. This front connects to a developing low to the south.