Speckled cloud surging across southwest WA with a cold front is generating squally showers, thundery in the south. Cloud crossing coastal SA and VIC with a trough is bringing no rain. Cloud is breaking up on the NSW coast as a low moves offshore, as only the odd shower remains.
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:
13:42 EST Strawberry farmers on the Sunshine Coast say a powerful storm that flooded the region on Friday will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage and lost revenue.