Satellite View Selection
05:30 AEST on Thursday 18 December 2014 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia East
Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.
IDY28000 Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology Bureau National Operations Centre Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC chart on 18 December 2014 Issued at 5:00 am EDT Friday on 19 December 2014 A broad area of low pressure extends from northern WA, across the northern NT and through Queensland to northeastern New South Wales. This is generating areas of mid-level cloud with embedded thunderstorms over large areas of northwestern Australia and eastern Queensland. A cloud band associated with a cold front can be seen over the western Tasman Sea with patchy low cloud over coastal areas of southeastern Australia.