Bright cloud over WA's Kimberley near a low an trough is producing a few thunderstorms. Low cloud in the south in the wake of a cold front is causing a few showers. Thick bright cloud in the Indian Ocean is associated with Tropical Cyclone Kate.
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:
11:49 EDT Santa brought a mixed bag on Christmas day when it comes to Sydney weather.