Bright cloud with an upper level trough over Central Australia is producing light isolated showers. Patchy low cloud over northeast Arnhem land with moist southeasterly winds is causing showers, mostly offshore. Skies remain clear elsewhere under high pressure.
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:
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