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17:30 AWST on Thursday 17 January 2019 | Infrared, greyscale, Australia

Infrared, greyscale, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Jan 17 09:30:00 2019

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 5:49 am EDT Friday on 18 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.

Southwest WA and eastern NSW remain relatively cloud-free due to the influence
of a high pressure ridge.