Patchy cloud over western parts of TAS with gusty onshore winds in the wake of a front are triggering showers. Skies are clearer in the northeast as moisture dries out over the Central Plateau.
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:
18:14 EDT Rockhampton, Queensland's largest abattoir, is running again for the first time since cyclone Marcia tore through the region two weeks ago.