Bright cloud over southwest VIC with a weak low pressure trough is triggering a few light showers. Patchy low cloud in the east with onshore winds is causing the odd shower. Skies are clearer elsewhere in the state under a high pressure ridge.
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:
21:38 EDT People left homeless by Cyclone Lam on Elcho Island in the Northern Territory face weeks of living in tents on the community's football oval, with some concerned about going back to their homes due to disturbed asbestos.