Thick cloud over southeastern parts of QLD near a coastal trough is generating heavy showers and some thunder. Patchier cloud extending up the central and northern QLD coast in moist onshore winds is also causing a few showers. Skies are clearer in the west due to a high.
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: