Cloud circulating around a low pressure system is bringing showers and thunderstorms to eastern SA, VIC and southern NSW. Low cloud over TAS and southern WA in onshore winds is causing showers. Patchy cloud over northern WA with a weakening trough is producing the odd shower.
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:
09:09 EST As communities in NSW begin the huge clean up after devastating wild weather this week, residents in the south-west Queensland town of Charleville have held a lantern parade to mark the 25th anniversary of their worst flood event.