Cloud crossing TAS and VIC in a brisk and unstable westerly airflow is triggering gusty showers. Patchy cloud on the south coast of WA and SA in cool onshore winds is causing the odd light shower. Skies are generally clear elsewhere under a region 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:
17:39 EST Wintry conditions in Tasmania are expected to continue over the next few days as heavy snowfalls prompt road warnings from police.