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23:30 UTC on Monday 12 October 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Mon Oct 12 23:30:00 2015

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite MTSAT via Bureau of Meteorology.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 1800UTC chart on 13 October 2015
Issued at 6:32 am EDT Wednesday on 14 October 2015

Showers and thunderstorms continue through southern Queensland and northeast NSW
due to a low pressure trough. Thunderstorms are also visible off the northern
NSW coast. A high is directing moist easterly winds onto the NSW southern and
central coast with areas of low cloud. Low cloud is also occuring over parts of

Further west, a broad trough of low pressure extends from the Kimberley region
through the interior of Western Australia to the south coastal district.
Extensive middle level cloud is covering much of the interior of the state with
isolated thunderstorms while a cold front is affecting the Southwest Land
Disvision. This front connects to an intense low over the Southern Ocean. The
remainder of Australia is mostly clear due to a ridge of high pressure through
the interior.