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11:30 UTC on Thursday 30 October 2014 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Oct 30 11:30:00 2014

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 1200UTC chart on 30 October 2014

Issued at 11:18 pm EDT Thursday on 30 October 2014

Isolated thunderstorm activity can be seen about eastern parts of Western Australia and about the west of South Australia. This convective activity lies near to, and to the east of, a surface trough. High cloud extends across southern parts of the Territory and most of the remaining districts of South Australia.

Isolated thunderstorms can also be seen over the southern interior of Queensland and are due to another surface trough.

High cloud is streaming over Tasmania from a from a frontal system much further to the west. The northern portion of this front is approaching the far southwest of Western Australia.