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19:30 AEDT on Thursday 30 March 2023 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Mar 30 08:30:00 2023

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 00UTC Chart
Issued at 1:02 pm EDT Friday on 31 March 2023
Severe Tropical Cyclone "Herman" is located in the Indian Ocean, south of
Christmas Island.

A significant region of middle and high cloud covers most of central and
southern Western Australia propagating east to central Australia. A low sits off
the southern Western Australia coast with a trough extending into the Gascoyne

A trough lies through central Queensland and into the Coral Sea. There is some
thunderstorm activity to the west of Cape York.

A cold front is passing over Tasmania and is approaching South Australian and

A ridge in the Bight is driving moist onshore flow, which is producing areas of
low cloud through Victoria, western Tasmania, coastal South Australia. 

The rest of the country is mostly cloud free.