A cloudband stretching across the north of the country is generating rain on northern WA, QLD and northeastern NSW, near low pressure troughs. Thick cloud over central and southeastern NSW in a pool of cold air is causing heavy rain. Mostly clear in VIC, TAS, SA and southern WA.
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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