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20:00 ACST on Wednesday 23 August 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Aug 23 10:30:00 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 0600UTC Chart on 24 August 2017
Issued at 6:47 pm EST Thursday on 24 August 2017

The cold front that affected the southeast of the continent yesterday is now
over the Tasman Sea. The cloud associated with it has a large area of embedded
thunderstorms. Low cloud in the wake of this front is over parts of the

Cloud near southeast Queensland is due to a surface trough.

A middle level cloud band extends across southern Western Australia. This is
associated with a jetstream in the upper levels of the atmosphere.