Patchy low cloud moving up the NSW coast with a gusty southerly change is bringing just the odd shower along the coast. Cloud in the north with a weak trough is only triggering the odd light shower, while jet stream cloud in the west of the state fails to produce 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:
21:39 EDT Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has called on Prime Minister Tony Abbott to make extra grants available to cyclone-affected farmers in central Queensland.