Cloud over eastern QLD in a weakening low pressure trough is triggering scattered showers and isolated thunderstorms. Skies are clear over southern and western parts of the state in much drier air away from the trough.
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:
17:20 EDT Dry and dusty cattle stations line the Duncan Road which weaves in and out of Western Australia and the Northern Territory.