Cloud over NSW with southerly winds driven by a Tasman Low and upper trough is producing rain and gales. Cloud with a trough over WA is generating isolated showers. This cloud is being transported over the NT and SA with strong mid-level winds but is not producing any rain.
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:
14:38 EST Western Australia's Pilbara region is likely to see a week long rain event.