Cloud with a trough is generating areas of rain northern NSW. Cloud in TAS with a front is producing gusty showers. Cloud with a trough over the Top End is causing showers and a few storms. Streaks of cloud streaming from this is producing rain and extends to interior NT and QLD.
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:
07:01 EST Warmth not seen at this time of year in more several decades is affecting southeast Queensland this weekend.