Bright cloud over southern QLD near a low pressure trough is generating showers and thunderstorms. Patchy cloud over the central and northern coasts in moist southeasterly winds is producing showers. Skies are clearer over the inland due to a ridge of high pressure.
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: