Patchy cloud over WA with a broad trough is triggering widespread showers and thunderstorms. Cloud moving over TAS, eastern VIC and southeastern NSW with strong southerly winds is generating gusty cool showers. Cloud with a weak trough over QLD is also producing thundery 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: