Masses of cloud forming over WA's north and inland near a broad low pressure trough is generating showers and thunderstorms, some heavy and heavy. Skies are clearer over the west coast near a ridge of high pressure.
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:
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