Bright cloud over the Interior and Pilbara regions with a low pressure trough is causing showers and thunderstorms to develop. Skies remain generally clear about the far west and south under relatively 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:
07:33 EDT A Southerly Buster that traveled along the New South Wales coast on Sunday brought a sudden burst of winds and relief from the hot temperatures.