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06:30 AEST on Thursday 2 February 2023 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Wed Feb  1 20:30:00 2023

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

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 7:23 pm EDT Thursday on 02 February 2023
A trough extends from the Kimberley across the Northern Territory and into
northwest Queensland with areas of cloud and embedded thunderstorms in its

A short trough approaching Brisbane from the west is bringing thick cloud and

Patchy middle level cloud lies about a trough which is bringing isolated
thunderstorms over northwest Western Australia 

A strong cold front and its associated cloud band is crossing through Victoria
and bringing low to mid level cloud to the western half of the state.