Low cloud along the South Australian coast with onshore winds is not producing showers. Patchy cloud in the north near a low pressure trough is also not causing any rain. Skies are mostly clear elsewhere under a large high pressure ridge.
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:
22:04 EDT Flash flooding has inundated homes in the Port Macquarie and Camden Haven area on the mid-north coast of New South Wales.