Cloud over TAS with a cold front is triggering showers, mostly about the southern parts of the state. Bright cloud in the west is associated with the jetstream and is not producing 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:
17:47 EDT The CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology say updated climate change predictions confirm what they've been saying for years.