Cloud spread from WA to NSW with a pair of troughs and a decaying front is triggering showers and storms, mainly dry in SA. Low cloud in the wake of this system is bringing showers to VIC and TAS. Cloud in eastern QLD coast in onshore winds and a trough is causing showers.
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:
20:10 EDT A man who fell to the ground after being hit by lighting at a popular Darwin beach remains in hospital in a stable condition.