Low cloud is covering a majority of VIC in the wake of a cold front, leading to light showers in the south. Skies are clearer in the northwest corner of 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:
13:52 EDT A strong cold front has pummeled Tasmania, bringing gusty winds and heavy rain.