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05:30 AWST on Monday 18 January 2021 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Jan 17 21:30:00 2021

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 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 12:37 am EDT Tuesday on 19 January 2021

Tropical monsoon activity continues to be visible in the north of the country
with convective cloud and thunderstorms. This particularly visible around
Cyclone Kimi off the coast near Cairns in QLD with visible cyclonic rotation.

A trough along the WA coast extends across the NT, central QLD and in to
northeast NSW bringing a band of mid-high level cloud through these regions.

A high pressure system south of the Bight is directing low cloud over coastal
parts of southeast WA, SA, and VIC.

A cold front just passed TAS bringing specled clouds to TAS.

The remainder of the continent is mostly clear.