Cloud over WA and QLD with a pair of troughs is generating showers and thunderstorms. Cloud over VIC and TAS with a low is producing gusty cool showers. Bright cloud over the Kimberley and Top End with the monsoon trough and the remnants of TC Nathan is causing rain and storms.
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:
16:53 EDT Despite three failed wet seasons, communities in western Queensland are pulling together to support each other through tough times.