Cloud over northern WA near a weak low pressure trough is causing patchy light rain. Low cloud over the south of the in brisk southerly winds is causing a few light showers near the coast. Skies are clearer about central parts under a ridge 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:
01:24 EST Parts of Sydney and the Blue Mountains were blanketed by large hailstones after a severe thunderstorm moved across the area this afternoon, causing five warehouses to collapse.