Thick cloud with a trough is generating showers and thunderstorms over WA. Patchy cloud with an extension of this trough is only generating the odd shower over SA and western VIC. Low cloud moving along the QLD coast with a southeasterly flow is producing isolated coastal 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:
23:46 EST The Australian Government has committed an extra $35 million of aid to help with the cyclone recovery effort in Vanuatu.