Patchy cloud with a low pressure trough is generating isolated showers and the odd thunderstorm over the Pilbara and Interior districts. Cloud with this trough is also producing light isolated showers over the Goldfields, Southern and South East Coastals.
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:
09:12 EST Weather forecasters say some parts of the Hunter have received more than half of their annual rainfall average since April.