Satellite View Selection
06:30 AEST on Friday 18 April 2014 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia East
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 17 April 2014.
Issued at 5:57 am EST Friday on 18 April 2014
Thunderstorm activity can be seen over the Gulf of Carpentaria and about the Top End of the Northern Territory.
Some streaks of high cloud are seen over the southwest of Western Australia and also about South Australia. A weak cold front with associated band of cloud is moving eastwards towards Victoria and Tasmania.
A deep low pressure system lies over the eastern Tasman Sea, bringing rain areas and scattered thunderstorms to New Zealand.
The remainder of Australia is mostly cloud free due to a ridge of high pressure.