Patchy low cloud over southern parts of VIC with cool onshore winds is no bringing many showers. Skies are much clearer through central and northern districts under a building high pressure system, leading to a cool evening.
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:
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