Patchy low cloud moving along the QLD coast with a moist southeasterly flow is generating a few light isolated showers. Bright cloud with a low pressure trough edging into southwestern parts of the state is failing to generate any rain.
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:
13:45 EST The vast majority of Queensland has endured one of its warmest and driest autumns on record, but the southeast was soaked.