Thick cloud with a trough is generating showers over northwestern WA, northern SA and NSW. Speckled cloud following a front is producing gusty cool showers over VIC and TAS. Bright cloud with a trough over the Top End is producing showers and thunderstorms.
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.