Cloud with a front and trough over SA and NSW is triggering cool showers. Low cloud in the wake of this system is bringing showers to VIC and TAS. Cloud over southeastern QLD with a trough is triggering heavy showers. Cloud over WA with a trough is triggering thundery 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:
14:47 EDT It has been a dry end to the summer and start of autumn in New South Wales, with many parts of the state still parched, having had little or no rain from January to March.