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08:30 AEST on Saturday 5 December 2020 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Dec  4 22:30:00 2020

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 1:08 pm EDT Saturday on 05 December 2020

A cold front is passing through SA and into the Bight. An associated band of mid
to upper level cloud is streaming across eastern SA, VIC and TAS, with isolated
thunderstorms in eastern SA.

A trough extends from NSW, through SA and NT, to the Pilbara region of WA. This
feature is associated with mid to upper level cloud and isolated thunderstorms
in NSW extending into north east SA. The trough is also associated with thin
patches of mid level cloud elsewhere. 

Thunderstorms are impacting parts of eastern NSW, the Top End and northern parts
of the Kimberley. 

The remainder of the continent is mostly cloud free apart from areas of low
cloud from onshore flow about the south western and north eastern coasts of