Cloud over WA with a low pressure trough is maintaining heavy showers. Cloud with an extension of this trough is also producing showers over SA and Central Australia. Patchy cloud with moving over TAS, VIC and southern NSW in the wake of a front is producing 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:
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