Speckled low cloud in the wake of a cold front moving over southern parts of the West Coast, Peninsulas and Kangaroo Island is producing virtually no rain. A strong unstable flow moving over the South East Coasts steered by a low is generating gusty cool 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:
02:05 EDT A late afternoon thunderstorm has brought heavy rain and some unexpected hail to Hobart.