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.
LocationTullamarine Radar Type Typical Availability
21:52 EST New South Wales authorities say they are dealing with the largest storm operation in a decade after three people were killed in "cyclonic" conditions that have battered parts of the state for hours.