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22:00 ACDT on Thursday 17 January 2019 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Thu Jan 17 11:30:00 2019

Infrared image courtesy of the Japan Meteorological Agency. Blue Marble surface image courtesy of NASA.

Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology 
Bureau National Operations Centre
Satellite Notes for the 0600UTC Chart
Issued at 6:11 pm EDT Thursday on 17 January 2019

Isolated thunderstorm activity continues over tropical northern parts of the

A cloud band with isolated embedded thunderstorms extends from central WA to
southern South Australia, Victoria and to Tasmania. This is associated with a
surface trough.

Patchy low level cloud along the QLD coast is associated with onshore flow.

Patchy low level cloud along most of the central parts of the Country is
associated with surface heating.

Southwest WA and eastern NSW remain relatively cloud-free due to the influence
of a high pressure ridge.