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16:30 AEST on Wednesday 16 January 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Jan 16 06:30:00 2019

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 the 0000UTC Chart
Issued at 12:11 pm EDT Thursday on 17 January 2019

Isolated thunderstorm activity continues over tropical northern parts of the

A cloud band with isolated embedded thunderstorms extends from central WA to
southern South Australia, Victoria and to Tasmania. This is associated with a
surface trough.

Patchy low level cloud along the QLD coast is associated with onshore flow.

The rest of the country remains relatively cloud-free due to the influence of a
high pressure ridge.