Cloud over the northern and eastern parts of WA with a series of lows and troughs is triggering a few showers and storms, some potentially severe. Skies are clearer in the west and south under a high pressure ridge and a very hot air mass.
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:
23:22 EDT A south-west Queensland grazier has captured on camera the moment a "rain bomb" dropped from the sky.