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13:30 UTC on Sunday 17 October 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Oct 17 13:30:00 2021

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 6:03 am EDT Monday on 18 October 2021

A trough extends from southwest WA to the NT and further east. Associated cloud
and thunderstorms are present over NT.

Much of the continent is cloud free due to a high pressure ridge while low cloud
is present along the southeast and the north of the country. A few thunderstorms
are present along the southeast coast of Qld. Clouds over Vic and Qld are
associated with troughs.