Thick cloud over northern WA in moist, unstable air is causing heavy storms. Cloud over the NT and northern QLD in a trough is causing showers and storms. Cloud spreading across inland WA and the Nullarbor near a trough is bringing areas of light rain, little elsewhere.
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: