Cloud over the with a trough is causing showers in NSW and storms in QLD, some severe. Cloud over WA in a broad region of low pressure also producing thunderstorms, potentially severe in the southwest. Skies are clearer over the south under a high pressure ridge.
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: