Patchy cloud over SA, VIC and TAS in brisk southwesterly winds is bringing showers, mostly light. Jetstream cloud is crossing northern Australia, but is bringing virtually no rain. Skies are generally clear elsewhere under areas 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:
13:23 EST While it's sunshine and blue skies today, some very wet weather is on its way for parts of Queensland.