Low cloud with a brisk and moist southerly flow steered by an East Coast low is producing light isolated showers about the southeast. Cloud increasing with a low pressure trough over the far northeast is triggering showers and thunderstorms.
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:
01:05 EDT A spectacular storm hit parts of South East Queensland in the closing hours of voting in the state election.