Patchy low cloud over the Mackay, Capricornia and Fraser Coasts coast with upper cool air and a weak inland trough is generating isolated showers, extending inland to the Central Highland and Coalfields. Cloud with a broad trough over the tropics is also generating 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:
11:59 EDT January 2015 is on track to be a wet one, as muggy conditions have continued the trend started in December across the eastern states.