May had a slow start with the radar relatively quiet for the first two weeks, other than the constant spotty beams that have been visible practically all over the east coast.
Then on May 16 from the Sydney or Wollongong radar came this strong circle. It was difficult to pick which radar it actually came from. With it was an obvious beam from Canberra:
Esperance radar in the southwest was up next two days later with this spotty circle:
Then on May 18 Geraldton came up with a purple circle, while to the north Karratha and Exmouth were also showing beams :
Cairns was up next with an odd beam formation we’ve not seen before: