Low cloud is being driven along the NSW coast in cooler onshore winds, causing showers. Bright cloud extending across northern QLD, the NT and into WA is forming along a broad low pressure trough, leading to thunderstorms. Skies are clearer in SA away from the coast under a high.
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: