Patchy cloud over the far southeast corner of the state behind a trough is not generating any rainfall. Skies are generally clear elsewhere under a ridge of high pressure.
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:
13:37 EST A hail storm barged through Sydney yesterday afternoon, bringing 1-2 cenimetre-sized pellets and heavy downpours, effectively turning summer into winter.