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13:00 ACST on Friday 17 August 2018 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Aug 17 03:30:00 2018

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 1200UTC Chart
Issued at 11:49 pm EST Friday on 17 August 2018

A strong cold front with a middle level cloud band is moving across the 
southeast of the country. A large pool of cold and unstable air is in its wake.

Patchy low cloud can also be seen across New South Wales, central Western
Australia and parts of tropical Australia.

The rest of the country remains mainly cloud free due to a ridge of high