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02:30 AWST on Wednesday 8 April 2020 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Apr  7 18:30:00 2020

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 5:00 am EST Wednesday on 08 April 2020

Low cloud is building along the southeast QLD and NSW coast and ranges as the
high south of the Bight ridges over the Tasman Sea driving a moist onshore

An extensive area of mid to high level cloud is present over the interior of the
continent and the southeast. This due to an upper level disturbance as well as
the subtropical jet stream transporting high cloud away from thunderstorm
activity over northern WA.

Middle to high level level cloud crossing southeast Australia is due to an upper
level disturbance.