Thick cloud over northern WA in unstable air is causing storms. Cloud over the NT and western QLD in a trough is causing a few storms. Cloud spreading across the south is causing patchy rain over inland WA and the Nullarbor near a trough, little elsewhere.
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:
09:21 EDT New South Wales Agriculture Minister Katrina Hodgkinson and Shadow Minister Steve Whan have debated agricultural policy ahead of the state election.