Mainly high jetstream cloud spreading over southern parts of the NT is not generating any rain. Skies are clearer elsewhere due to a firm ridge of high pressure. This is leading to night time temperatures trending below average for much of the territory.
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:
11:55 EST New South Wales residents living near swollen waterways have been advised to stock up on essentials as forecasters warn flooding could isolate parts of the state later this week.