Patchy cloud is building in the southwestern parts of TAS ahead of a cold front, causing showers to develop later. High cloud sits over the northeast, but is not bringing 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:
12:42 EST Top Enders are in for a shock later this week, as areas of rain should arrive one month into the dry season.