A a bright northwest band of cloud with a trough is producing a band of rain. Low cloud on the southeast coast with moist onshore winds is causing a few light coastal showers. Bright cloud in the northeast with a weak moisture-laden coastal trough is causing 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:
11:07 EST Heavy rain, strong winds and powerful surf will batter eastern New South Wales over the next few days due to an East Coast Low.