Cloud streaming across the country is only generating patchy light rain WA, SA and western VIC and NSW near weak troughs. Cloud brushing southern WA with a front causing light showers near the coast. Low cloud along the QLD coast in onshore winds is bringing a few 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:
11:07 EST The Philippines has placed eight provinces under a state of calamity due to a drought caused by the El Nino weather phenomenon.