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02:30 AEST on Thursday 14 November 2019 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia

Infrared, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Nov 13 16:30:00 2019

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 11:00 am EDT Thursday on 14 November 2019

A trough and front with an associated cloud band extends from eastern Queensland
towards the north island of New Zealand. Extensive smoke areas from the
northeastern NSW and southeastern QLD bushfires are visible extending to the

Onshore flow is generating low cloud over southeast parts of the continent and
also far southwest parts of WA. Meanwhile an upper trough over inland parts of
the northwest is generating mid-high level cloud with isolated thunderstorm
activity. The far north has speckled cloud over mainly coastal parts.

Lastly, a cold front embedded in a vigorous westerly stream to the south of the
mainland is extending a broad area of mid-high level cloud over Tasmania and
adjacent southern waters.