Thick cloud with a trough is generating showers and the odd storm over WA. Patchy cloud with an extension of this trough is causing the odd shower over SA. Low cloud moving along the QLD coast with a southeasterly flow is producing isolated coastal 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:
17:19 EST The residents of the small Hunter Valley village of Torryburn will get a temporary access road, now that negotiations with local landholders have been finalised.