A series of troughs are causing thunderstorms in eastern WA, western SA, the tropics, southern QLD and northern NSW. These storms are potentially severe with the risk of damaging winds and heavy rain in WA and QLD. A cold front is approaching TAS causing showers to develop.
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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