Patchy low cloud forming over southeast WA in moist onshore winds is causing a few light showers. Cloud forming over the north of the state due to an offshore trough is bringing little if any rain. Skies are clearer elsewhere due to a firm 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:
11:55 EST New South Wales residents living near swollen waterways have been advised to stock up on essentials as forecasters warn flooding could isolate parts of the state later this week.