Cloud stretching from northern WA to NSW with a series of troughs and jet stream is causing areas of rain over northwestern WA, SA and NSW. Patchy cloud across southern SA, TAS and VIC in the wake of a cold front is producing cool 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:
07:25 EST The Hunter Valley town of Dungog, which was devastated by last month's storms and flooding, is kicking off its annual music festival today.