Thick cloud with a low pressure trough is generating showers and isolated thunderstorms, confined mostly over the Pilbara and Interior districts. Speckled cloud over the southwest with an unstable southwesterly flow is generating gusty cool showers.
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:
13:45 EST The vast majority of Queensland has endured one of its warmest and driest autumns on record, but the southeast was soaked.