Cloud over WA, the NT and northern and western QLD near troughs are generating showers and thunderstorms. Cloud spreading across inland WA near a trough is bringing areas of rain and some thunder. A cloudband crossing TAS, southeast SA and VIC with a front is causing 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:
17:21 EDT After a good soaking, there is more rain ahead for Western Australia's Pilbara and Gascoyne.