Cloud moving over East Gippsland, West and South Gippsland and the North East districts with a strong southerly flow steered by an East Coast Low is generating cool isolated showers. Skies further west remain clear under a ridge of high pressure.
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:
15:56 EDT A series of spectacular electrical storms over Perth has blacked out more than 27,000 homes and businesses and caused flight delays.