Patchy low cloud over SA, VIC and TAS in moist southwesterly winds is only bringing a few light showers. Bright cloud near the west coast of WA in a trough is producing patchy rain. Skies are generally clear elsewhere under a broad area 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:
15:50 EST Rain is about to develop on the northern and central coast of New South Wales then become heavy and spread inland, bringing the biggest falls in months to some areas.