Bright cloud moving up the east coast with a blustery cool change is causing rain and severe thunderstorms. Cloud in the north with a trough ahead of the front is also causing thundery showers. Skies are clearer in the west under a weak ridge of high pressure
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:
10:00 EDT Severe thunderstorms and damaging winds caused chaos across Sydney on Sunday, with the SES responding to more than 550 jobs, mainly roof damage from heavy rain and strong winds.