Thick cloud with an approaching cold front over southwestern parts of WA will cause gusty winds and showers to develop. Skies are clearer throughout the remainder of the state under a building high pressure ridge.
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:
14:28 EST The Federal Government has announced nearly $28 million in funding to help cyclone affected central Queensland.