Cloud over western parts of TAS in cool westerly winds is triggering a few showers. Skies are clearer in the east as the winds dry out over the ranges.
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:
22:41 EDT Flash flooding has inundated homes in the Port Macquarie and Camden Haven area on the mid-north coast of New South Wales.