Bright cloud with an upper trough over much of southern WA is generating showers, with thunderstorms over the Gascoyne and Pilbara regions. Thick cloud with the monsoon trough and remnants of TC Nathan are generating showers and thunderstorms over the Kimberley.
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:
10:21 EDT An intense pocket of thunderstorms tore through Gympie, bringing over a third of the monthly total in under two hours.