Speckled cloud within an unstable southwesterly flow in the wake of a cold front is generating gusty cool showers over VIC and TAS. Cloud with a weak trough and upper cool air over WA is producing a few isolated showers. Cloud within low pressure over the NT is producing storms.
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:
13:19 EDT South-east Queensland is in for an autumn scorcher today as hot air moves in from long-suffering western regions.