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16:30 UTC on Sunday 22 May 2022 | Visible, greyscale, Australia East

Visible, greyscale, Australia East satellite image of Australia at Sun May 22 16:30:00 2022

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 5:31 pm EST Monday on 23 May 2022
Low to middle level cloud covers the eastern coast and adjacent ranges from the
NSW/VIC border north to the central Queensland coast. This is caused by a
near-stationary thermal trough which is generating a surface trough just off the

A complex low is off the WA southwest coast with a big pool of cold air
associated with it. Bands of cloud wrap around the low with a large mass of
cloud being "drawn" down from the northwest ahead of the system.

Subsidence from a slow-moving high over Tasmania is leading to low cloud across
that state.

The north of the continent remains mostly clear.