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04:30 AEST on Monday 31 August 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Aug 30 18:30:00 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 1200UTC chart on 31 August 2015
Issued at 11:30 pm EST Monday on 31 August 2015

An area of patchy cloud with a few embedded thunderstorms extends over central
Australia and is associated with a slow moving surface trough. A cold front and
its associated cloud band are crossing the southwest of Western Australia. The
coldest air behind the front is producing showers and thunderstorms, and is seen
crossing the southern coast of WA.

Low cloud lingers over parts of Tasmania, southern Victoria and near the New
South Wales coast within a moist southerly airstream. A deep low pressure system
is still rotating over the southwestern Tasman Sea, well to the east of