Cloud over central and southern parts of WA with a trough and low is generating thundery showers. Patchy cloud with a separate trough over northern QLD is also generating the odd thunderstorm. Cloud within a region of low pressure over the tropics is maintaining thundery 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:
17:20 EDT Dry and dusty cattle stations line the Duncan Road which weaves in and out of Western Australia and the Northern Territory.