Thick cloud over WA's Pilbara and Interior with a trough is producing isolated thundery showers. Patchy cloud over the far southwest with a trough and front is also producing showers. Patchy low cloud over the NSW coast with southerly winds is generating isolated light showers.
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:
09:12 EST Weather forecasters say some parts of the Hunter have received more than half of their annual rainfall average since April.