Patchy cloud over eastern NSW near a weak trough is producing the odd shower and local thunder. This trough is directing hot air over the northern inland. Skies are clearing over the south near a strengthening 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: