Cloud over WA, the northern tropics, eastern QLD and northern NSW amongst low pressure troughs is generating showers and storms. Low cloud over coastal NSW and southern VIC and TAS in brisk southerlies is only causing the odd light shower. Skies are generally clear elsewhere.
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:
13:38 EDT Rain and thunderstorms are bringing some decent falls to central and northern New South Wales and southern and central Queensland, leading to some flooding.