Cloud increasing along a low pressure trough from the South East Coast to the Gulf Country is causing showers and thunderstorms to develop. Cloud with a trough and weak embedded low over the Cape York Peninsula is also generating thundery showers.
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:
07:33 EDT A Southerly Buster that traveled along the New South Wales coast on Sunday brought a sudden burst of winds and relief from the hot temperatures.