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15:30 UTC on Sunday 23 October 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Oct 23 15:30:00 2016

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 on 23 October 2016
Issued at 6:09 am EDT Monday on 24 October 2016

A surface trough and a strong upper disturbance are generating a significant
cloud band that extends from the Gulf of Carpentaria across northern Queensland
to a cold front and low pressure system over the Tasman Sea.

A mass of cold air has brought low cloud to Tasmania, southern Victoria and the
New South Wales coast.

A weak surface trough over the west of Western Australia and a cold front over
the far southwest is causing a band of patchy low to middle level cloud. The
remainder of the country is relatively cloud free due to a large high pressure