Thick bright cloud over the state's Northern Interior with a low pressure trough is generating showers and thunderstorms. Patchy low cloud over the Southern Interior with this trough is failing to produce much rainfall.
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:
11:44 EDT The households hit by cyclone Marcia who went without power for a week will get extra food vouchers from the Queensland and Australian governments.