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17:30 UTC on Monday 2 May 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon May  2 17:30:00 2016

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 1800UTC chart on 02 May 2016
Issued at 5:46 am EST Tuesday on 03 May 2016

Middle to high level cloud streaming across the central and eastern parts of the
continent is associated with an upper level trough and a jetstream. Embedded
thunderstorms can be seen within this cloud band over the central parts of NT
and the interior of WA.

A strong cold front is moving across Tasmania with a large pool of cold air and
low cloud behind the front.

Thunderstorm activity over the Top End of the Northern Territory is due to a
humid easterly wind flow over the area.

Cloud with embedded thunderstorms over the northern Tasman Sea is due to surface