Thick cloud with a trough over WA's west is causing a few thundery showers. Bright cloud with the remenants of Ex-TC Nathan is producing rain and thunderstorms in WA's north. High cloud over NSW with another trough is bringing areas of rain and the odd thunder.
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:
13:56 EDT Like a large area of southeastern Australia, Victoria has been been experiencing a chilly run, as much as four-to-ten degrees below average but is now thawing out.