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03:00 ACST on Friday 27 May 2016 | 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 0600UTC chart 27 May 2016 Issued at 5:37 pm EST Friday on 27 May 2016 A cold front over the Tasman Sea links to a complex low pressure system. Extensive cloud is visible in the vicinity of this system with embedded thunderstorms. Cloud wrapping around the main western low is being driven up over southeast NSW and East Gippsland. High level jet stream cloud stretches from the Indian Ocean over the centre of the continent. A cold front near Adelaide has a significant area of cold air behind it. Another active front is southwest of Western Australia. The north of Australia is mostly clear.