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:
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.
12:57 EST People in New South Wales are still recovering from the storm that lashed eastern regions of the state last week, but the question on everyone's lips is "where did my beach go"? Beaches are dynamic places that frequently undergo erosion events, such as the storm that occurred last week.