Cloud with a trough over southeast QLD is triggering thundery showers. Cloud with a separate trough over WA is maintaining widespread showers and thunderstorms. Low cloud moving over the southeast with an east coast low is producing gusty cool showers.
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: