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01:00 ACST on Thursday 22 April 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Apr 21 15:30:00 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 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 11:33 pm EST Thursday on 22 April 2021

A trough over the Coral Sea and another in the Gulf of Carpentaria are
generating convective cloud and thunderstorms across the eastern tropics,
particularly about the North Tropical Coast of Qld. High level cloud from these
systems is streaming across southeastern Qld.

A cold front is passing the southeastern states with a large band of middle and
high level cloud. A broad area of cold low level cloud follows this front.

A trough to the west generating mid to high level cloud band which is streaming
to southwest of WA.

Moist onshore flow is generating low level cloud along southern parts of WA and

The remainder of the country is mainly cloud free, apart from some isolated
convective cloud about the Top End.