Satellite View Selection
03:30 AEST on Monday 20 May 2013 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia
Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
National Meteorological and Oceanographic Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC chart on 19 May 2013
Issued at 5:00 am EST Monday on 20 May 2013
Areas of mid level cloud over Western Australia, South Australia and the Bight is due to an upper level trough and a jet stream. A cloud band associated with a low pressure system and weakening cold front is visible about the west coast of WA. A weakening cold front west of Tasmania is causing embedded thunderstorm activity.
Convective cloud and cold air remains over the Tasman Sea region due to a deep low pressure system. Convective cloud is also visible about tropical areas of the northwest.