Cloud is thickening over TAS ahead of a cold front, but is not producing any rain. Low cloud is also increasing over the west and south as the front approaches, causing some light showers to develop about the coast and ranges tonight.
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:
14:03 EDT New South Wales Agriculture Minister Katrina Hodgkinson and Shadow Minister Steve Whan have debated agricultural policy ahead of the state election.