Patchy cloud over the NT's Top End in a broad region of low pressure is generating storms, some severe. Bright cloud over WA with a trough is producing showers and thunderstorms. Cloud over eastern QLD with a trough is triggering thundery 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:
18:14 EDT Rockhampton, Queensland's largest abattoir, is running again for the first time since cyclone Marcia tore through the region two weeks ago.