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15:00 ACDT on Tuesday 22 October 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Oct 22 04:30:00 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 1800UTC Chart
Issued at 6:26 am EDT Wednesday on 23 October 2019

Much of the interior of the continent is cloud free apart from areas of middle
to high level cloud across the central and southeast parts of Western Australia,
the western parts of South Australia and about the northwestern parts of New
South Wales. Thunderstorms are occurring across the interior of Western
Australia and near the NT/QLD border. An upper trough together with surface low
pressure troughs is causing this area of instability.

High cloud is also streaming across Tasmania, ahead of an approaching cold

Another cold front is approaching the southwest parts of Western Australia.

A moist onshore wind flow is causing areas of low cloud along the eastern
seaboard and northern coast of Queensland.