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13:30 AEST on Friday 24 February 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Feb 24 03:30:00 2017

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 25 February 2017
Issued at 12:07 pm EDT Saturday on 25 February 2017

The subtropical ridge is keeping southern and central Australia largely cloud
free. There is just some patchy low cloud over the coastal parts of South
Australia, Victoria and Tasmania in a cool southeasterly airstream.

A trough is moving up the New South Wales coast, producing some low cloud along
the coast and also out over the Tasman Sea.

Isolated thunderstorms are visible over norther WA, Top End and Gulf of