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12:30 UTC on Tuesday 21 February 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Tue Feb 21 12:30:00 2017

Images from Japan Meteorological Agency satellite Himawari 8 via Bureau of Meteorology.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for 1800UTC Chart 21 February 2017
Issued at 6:08 am EDT Wednesday on 22 February 2017

A low pressure trough lies across northern Australia, with the embedded
EX-Tropical Cyclone Alfred just south of the Gulf of Carpentaria. Enhanced
showers and thunderstorm activity is still evident near the ex-TC, mostly over
northern QLD. Middle level cloud from the outflow of ex-TC Alfred is also
present over most of central QLD. Higher based cloud can be seen streaming over
southeast Queensland, brought along by an upper level jet stream. 

In the south, a cold front over southern South Australia has produced a cloud
band with scattered showers and thunderstorms. Low level cloud present over
western Tasmania and the far southwest of WA is directed by a dry southwesterly