Low cloud is being driven into southern VIC and along the NSW coast in cooler onshore winds, causing showers. Thick cloud extending across QLD, the NT and into WA is forming along a broad low pressure trough, leading to thunderstorms. Skies are clearer in SA under a high.
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:
07:33 EDT A Southerly Buster that traveled along the New South Wales coast on Sunday brought a sudden burst of winds and relief from the hot temperatures.