Low cloud forming over southwest and southern NSW in cool southwesterly winds is not bringing any rain. Skies are clearer elsewhere due to a ridge of high pressure, helping a cool day turn into a cold night.
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:
13:48 EST An appeal for cash donations has been set up to help drought-stricken families and businesses in Queensland's central-west.