Distance and latitude/longitude coordinates are displayed when you mouse over the map. The origin for distance measuring is indicated by a red dot and defaults to either your location, if specified and in range, or the location of the radar/the centre of the map. The origin may be changed by clicking elsewhere on the map.
Lightning data supplied by GPATS
18:02 EDT A number of properties are in danger in the greater Sydney region after heavy storms and lightning in the area, as one Blue Mountains home is destroyed by bushfire.