Cloud with moist and brisk southerly winds steered by an East Coast low is generating showers over the state's southeast. Patchy cloud with a weak trough and upper cool air in the northeast is also producing the odd isolated 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:
16:12 EDT For one farmer in southern New South Wales the exceptional conditions has him thinking that Christmas is coming early.