Patchy cloud over SA, VIC and TAS in brisk southwesterly winds is bringing showers, mostly light. Jetstream cloud is streaming across northwestern and central Australia, bringing virtually no rain. Skies are generally clear elsewhere due to regions of high pressure.
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:
07:06 EST The Bureau of Meteorology is warning Sydney and northern New South Wales could be in for another deluge, with a new low pressure system to form off the coast later this week.