Thick cloud with a low pressure trough is generating widespread showers over the North West Pastoral and western parts of the North East Pastoral districts. Speckled low cloud in the wake of a cold front is generating showers over the Lower South East.
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:
15:48 EST Unseasonal rain and storms are beginning to affect the Northern Territory's Top End a month into the dry season.