Thick cloud from northern WA to central Australia and South Australia in weak troughs are generating areas of rain. Patchy cloud over eastern QLD in an onshore flow is causing a few showers. Cloud spreading across NSW is mainly high cloud and is bringing virtually no 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: