Cloud streaming across the south is generating rain and storms in WA and SA's Nullarbor near a trough. Masses of cloud in the Kimberley and Top End in moist, unstable air are causing heavy storms. Patchy cloud over QLD and northeast NSW in a trough is causing showers and storms.
In December 2014 we upgraded our lightning network to the latest in sensor technology as used by the world's leading meteorological agencies. This has resulted in changes and improvements to the lightning data you will now see. The main changes are:
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