Cloud across NSW, QLD, the tropics and central Australia amongst a series of troughs is causing showers and storms, heaviest in central Australia. Bands of cloud crossing TAS and the coasts of SA and western VIC with a front are bringing light 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: