Cloud increasing over northwestern parts of the Territory with a broad region of low pressure is generating increasing showers. Cloud within the area of low pressure is also extending over the Top End and Arnhemland triggering isolated 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:
20:59 EDT Power has been restored to most households in Perth after a spectacular electrical storm last night blacked out more than 27,000 homes.