Bright patchy cloud near coastal parts of the NT in a broad region of low pressure is triggering thundery showers. Cloud throughout eastern parts of the territory is also causing showers and the odd storm.
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:
23:22 EDT A south-west Queensland grazier has captured on camera the moment a "rain bomb" dropped from the sky.