Cloud stretching from eastern WA through to western SA along a trough is producing showers and thunderstorms. Patchy bright cloud over the northern tropics with another trough is causing thundery showers. Low cloud over southern WA in moist onshore winds is generating 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:
13:25 EDT After a fairly cloudy morning, Sydney's skies are clearing nicely for a starry but cool night for Carols at the Domain.