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18:00 ACST on Saturday 22 November 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Nov 22 08:30:00 2014

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 22 November 2014

Issued at 6:12 pm EDT Saturday on 22 November 2014

A broad mass of cloud with scattered thunderstorms lies over large parts of northern and central Australia. This cloud is associated an area of low pressure across the north and a surface trough over southern Queensland which extends off the coast of northern NSW.

A band of cloud with embedded thunderstorms extends from SE South Australia, over parts of NSW and Victoria to the Tasman Sea. This cloud is associated with another trough. Some middle and upper level cloud is over Tasmania.

Patchy low level cloud can be seen about SW WA within a moist onshore airflow.