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01:30 AEST on Tuesday 17 July 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Jul 16 15:30:00 2018

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1200UTC Chart 

Issued at 11:52 pm EST Monday on 16 July 2018

A strong cold front is moving through the Great Australian Bight, brushing the
southern coastal areas of Western Australia. The front has produced an extensive
cloud band with embedded thunderstorms. Cellular cold air clouds and isolated
thunderstorms can be seen behind the front.

Some middle and high level cloud extends over far north Queensland from the

The remainder of the continent is mainly cloud free under the influence of a
high pressure ridge extending across central Australia.