Patches of bright cloud extending from northern WA to southern parts with a series of troughs and embedded lows is producing thunderstorms, some potentially severe. Low cloud in the west with onshore winds is bringing virtually no rain.
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:
13:25 EDT After a fairly cloudy morning, Sydney's skies are clearing nicely for a starry but cool night for Carols at the Domain.