Thick cloud over WA in a deepening trough is generating showers and storms, heavy in the Pilbara. Thick cloud streaming from WA to northern NSW is generating a few areas of rain. Cloud over eastern NSW and southern QLD with a trough is causing showers and thunderstorms.
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:
14:14 EDT The Tasmanian Government has set aside $1.5 million for the Water for Profit program in an effort to take advantage of the irrigation schemes being rolled out in the state.