Bright cloud over SA's northwest corner with an upper level trough is failing to produce any rainfall. Low cloud in the southeast with onshore winds is triggering the odd light shower.
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:
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