Bright cloud over WA's Kimberley near a low and trough is producing a few thundery showers. Skies are clearer across the rest of the state with a ridge of high pressure. Thick bright cloud in the Indian Ocean is associated with Tropical Cyclone Kate.
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:
13:21 EDT There is nothing like watching the yachts enter the River Derwent at the end of the spectacular race and Sunday will be a splendid day to do so.