Patchy cloud forming over southwest WA in the wake of a cold front is producing a few showers. Cloud increasing over southeast SA and southwest VIC ahead of a front is not yet bringing any rain. High jetstream cloud over northeast NSW and southern QLD is not causing any rain.
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:
18:19 EST The mercury is set to plummet tonight across parts of Tasmania, with some places possibly seeing their coldest night in around two years.