Thick cloud with a trough is generating showers over northwestern WA, northern SA and NSW. Speckled cloud in an unstable westerly flow following a front is producing gusty cool showers over VIC and TAS. Bright cloud with a trough over the Top End is producing thundery 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:
12:43 EST Winter will have a dramatic start as a cold front leaves a pool of cold air over the southeast on Monday 1st of June.