Cloud over the Northern Country and North East with a low pressure trough is generating showers and potentially severe thunderstorms. Cloud moving over the South West with a cold front is also generating gusty cool showers.
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:
13:45 EST The vast majority of Queensland has endured one of its warmest and driest autumns on record, but the southeast was soaked.