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01:30 AWST on Saturday 29 August 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Aug 28 17:30:00 2015

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0000UTC chart on 29 August 2015
Issued at 11:52 am EST Saturday on 29 August 2015

A cold front is approaching WA from the west and cloud associated with a
prefrontal trough is moving over the south of the state.

A broad mass of patchy cloud across the Northern Territory and Queensland is due
to an upper level disturbance and links to a frontal cloud band over the Tasman

A small low is moving up the east coast of Tasmania bringing patchy low and
middle level cloud to much of the state. Patchy cloud can also be seen over
parts of southeastern Australia within a broad southerly airflow to the east of
a ridge.