Bright cloud with a trough over the Gulf Country is generating showers thunderstorms. Patchy cloud with trough over WA and the NT is also producing thundery showers, clearing. Cloud with an upper trough and jet stream is generating isolated light showers over SA and western VIC.
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:
09:42 EDT This morning's showers no longer threaten to rain on the Mardi Gras parade.