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04:30 UTC on Thursday 27 October 2016 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Oct 27 04:30:00 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 0000UTC Chart on 27 October 2016
Issued at 11:26 am EDT Thursday on 27 October 2016

Patchy middle to high level cloud over New South Wales and Southern Queensland
is associated with a surface trough and upper level jet stream. While low cloud
over Tasmania and southern Victoria is with a cold front which is crossing Bass

Middle level cloud is streaming down from a tropical low over the Indian Ocean
towards the Pilbara, Gascoyne and Interior districts of Western Australia.

The remainder of the country is relatively cloud free due to a ridge of high