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11:30 AWST on Friday 20 October 2017 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Fri Oct 20 03:30:00 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 on 20 October 2017
Issued at 6:10 am EDT Saturday on 21 October 2017

A weakening upper level disturbance near Cape York Peninsula is bringing rain
and isolated thunderstorms to northern Queensland. Onshore easterly winds are
resulting in patchy low cloud near east tropical coast of Queensland.

A cloud band associated with a cold front and trough is bringing rain to
northeastern New South Wales and the interior of Queensland. A combination of
heat lows and troughs is producing isolated showers across northwestern

The high pressure system over the Bight is bringing areas of low cloud to parts
of the continent's south coast and western Tasmania, while keeping the rest of
the country mostly clear.