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22:00 ACDT on Saturday 10 December 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Dec 10 11:30:00 2016

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1800UTC Saturday 10 December 2016
Issued at 5:50 am EDT Sunday on 11 December 2016

Cloud with embedded thunderstorms over the western and northern parts of the
country is associated with surface troughs.

A cold front can be seen moving across the Tasman sea. Westerly wind flow behind
the cold front is causing low cloud over the coastal areas of Victoria and

Cloud to the southwest of Western Australia is due to another cold front and
surface trough. 

A high pressure ridge is keeping the remainder of the continent mainly cloud