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09:30 AEST on Thursday 24 August 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Aug 23 23:30:00 2017

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0600UTC Chart on 24 August 2017
Issued at 6:47 pm EST Thursday on 24 August 2017

The cold front that affected the southeast of the continent yesterday is now
over the Tasman Sea. The cloud associated with it has a large area of embedded
thunderstorms. Low cloud in the wake of this front is over parts of the

Cloud near southeast Queensland is due to a surface trough.

A middle level cloud band extends across southern Western Australia. This is
associated with a jetstream in the upper levels of the atmosphere.