Thick cloud covering northeast VIC with a low pressure trough is generating areas of rain, heaviest about the Alps. A cloudband spreading over the state's southwest with a cold front is producing gusty 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:
18:41 EST As the kangaroos and emus around her property die in the dry of the drought, May "Bushie" McKeown is doing all she can to keep her cattle alive.