Bright cloud over the North West Pastoral with an upper level trough is failing to produce any rainfall. Low cloud moving over the South East, Mid North, Kangaroo Island, Yorke Peninsula and Eyre Peninsula with moist onshore winds is producing virtually no 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:
19:43 EST Not every farm will or should be saved by the taxpayer from the drought that is gripping most of the state, Queensland senator Barry O'Sullivan says.