Thick cloud across the Pilbara and Interior with a low pressure trough is causing areas of rain and some thunderstorms. Low cloud in the southwest with a cold front is triggering a few showers. Skies are clearer in the northeast under a 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:
14:29 EST Parts of New South Wales will see two bursts of rain in the space of four days, bringing some reasonable falls.