Patchy low cloud over western and southern parts of TAS in brisk southwesterly winds is causing a few showers. Skies are clearer over the north and east of the state as winds dry out over the ranges, producing little if 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:
16:34 EST The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has begun a cash-for-work scheme to provide immediate assistance for people worst-affected by Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu.