Patchy low cloud in the far northeast in moist onshore winds is causing a few light showers. Broken and mainly high jetstream cloud spreading across the state is not bringing any rain. Skies are generally clear elsewhere due to 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:
13:56 EDT Like a large area of southeastern Australia, Victoria has been been experiencing a chilly run, as much as four-to-ten degrees below average but is now thawing out.