Speckled cloud surging across southwest WA with a strong cold front is generating squally showers. Cloud crossing coastla SA and VIC with a trough is bringing no rain. Cloud is breaking up along the NSW coast as a low moves offshore, causing showers to clear.
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:
20:55 EST Landholders are reporting hundreds of millimetres of rainfall across the coastal strip in northern New South Wales.