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16:30 UTC on Wednesday 21 February 2018 | Visible, greyscale, Australia

Visible, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Feb 21 16:30:00 2018

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0000UTC Chart on 22 February 2018
Issued at 12:13 pm EDT Thursday on 22 February 2018

A weakening low pressure system near the South Australian coast is the remnants
of Ex Tropical Cyclone "Kelvin". A mass of middle and high level cloud is
streaming from the eastern flank of the low across southeastern Australia.
Extensive low cloud is observed to the west of this low, over southern Western

An upper low is slow moving over the Central Highlands, over eastern Queensland,
with thunderstorm activity occurring in the vicinity. Moisture and low cloud is
being fed into this system by an easterly airflow from the Coral Sea into a
surface trough near the southeast coast of Queensland.

Another surface trough and low pressure centre is observed near the coast of the
Gulf of Carpentaria, and has triggered an area of frequent thunderstorm