Northern Territory Infrared Satellite/Lightning
Northern Territory Satellite Notes
Patches of thick cloud in the west and south in a low pressure trough is triggering showers and thunderstorms. Low cloud over the Top End is not producing any rain. Skies are clearer elsewhere in the east under a weak ridge of high pressure.
Trampolines have flown into powerlines and a lightning strike has reportedly caused a house fire as a severe thunderstorm tracks from Sydney all along the coast up to northern NSW.
Those who blamed last week's blackout in South Australia on renewable energy are dead wrong.
Thunderstorms are affecting six states and territories this afternoon, four of which are under warning for severe storms.