Patchy cloud is building in the southwestern parts of TAS ahead of a cold front, causing showers to develop later. High cloud sits over the northeast, but is not bringing any rain.
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:
17:19 EST The residents of the small Hunter Valley village of Torryburn will get a temporary access road, now that negotiations with local landholders have been finalised.