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15:30 AEST on Thursday 3 September 2015 | False colour temperatures, Australia

False colour temperatures, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Sep  3 05:30:00 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 0000UTC chart on 3 September 2015
Issued at 12:33 pm EST Thursday on 03 September 2015

A band of middle level cloud with isolated thunderstorms extends over
southeastern parts of Queensland associated with a slow moving cold front.

A band of cloud covers much of NSW and eastern Victoria associated with an east
coast low, just off the central NSW coast.

A high in the Great Australian Bight is extending an onshore flow over South
Australia and Tasmania and is generating low level cloud mainly along the
coastal regions.

Rest of Australia is mostly clear due to the high extending a ridge across the
central part of the country.