Patchy cloud near the NSW and QLD border with a trough is producing a few showers and storms. Patchy cloud with a separate trough over WA and SA is triggering widespread showers and storms. Cloud within a region of low pressure over the NT is generating 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: