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16:30 AEST on Sunday 2 August 2015 | Cloud/surface composite, Australia

Cloud/surface composite, Australia satellite image of Australia at Sun Aug  2 06:30:00 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 1800UTC chart on 2 August 2015
Issued at 5:08 am EST Monday on 03 August 2015

A cold front lies over the Bass Strait and the eastern Tasmania. A significant
pool of cold air behind this front is seen crossing the state, producing
showers, hail and snowfalls to low levels. Low cloud and windy conditions
associated with this system are also impacting Victoria and southeast NSW.

A large area of cloud over the Indian Ocean is associated with a mid level

A trough and a cold front in the Tasman Sea are triggering a band of
thunderstorms with high and middle level cloud extending over the South Island
of New Zealand.

The remainder of the country is mostly clear.