Thick cloud spreading over central and southern parts of the NT with a trough and jetstream flow is causing areas of rain. Bright cloud over the Top End with a region of low pressure is triggering showers and thunderstorms, mainly around the coasts.
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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