Patchy low cloud over southern VIC in onshore winds is causing the odd shower. Thick cloud over the far east is associated with a developing low, producing showers. Skies are clearer in the north 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:
21:52 EST New South Wales authorities say they are dealing with the largest storm operation in a decade after three people were killed in "cyclonic" conditions that have battered parts of the state for hours.