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05:00 ACDT on Sunday 17 December 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sat Dec 16 18:30:00 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 0000UTC Chart on 17 December 2017
Issued at 12:00 pm EDT Sunday on 17 December 2017

Thunderstorms can be seen in the vicinity of surface troughs over the far
northern parts of the country, central coastal areas of New South Wales and the
Great Australian Bight. 

A cold front is moving across the southwest parts of Western Australia with
mainly low cloud affecting the area. Cellular clouds can be seen in the cold air
behind the cold front.

High cloud is streaming across the southeast parts of Western Australia ahead of
an upper level trough.

The remainder of the country is generally clear.