Cloud over the NT, eastern WA and SA in a series of troughs, is causing scattered thunderstorms, potentially severe. Skies are relatively clear over southern WA under a building ridge of high pressure. Low cloud near the QLD coast in moist onshore winds is not bringing 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:
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