Bright cloud stretching from southern WA, through the central interior and into the north along a trough is producing showers and thunderstorms. Low cloud over the southeast coast in southerly winds is causing little if any rain.
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:
16:50 EDT A spectacular storm hit parts of South East Queensland in the closing hours of voting in the state election.