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Bureau of Meteorology

Australian rainfall radar

Single images and loops from the source provider. Click the location on the map to bring up its latest radar. Doppler radars (with diamond symbols) have wind data and may have rainfall data. The side panel has links to lots of information and help. 18/7/14


Australian rainfall radar

Offers BoM radar but with more detail and many useful options, with more again for subscribers to the paid Pro service. 18/7/14

The Weather Chaser

Archived and current radar

BoM radar but includes lengthy archives, and useful intensity series and histograms. The Will I Get Wet section projects rainfall movement forward from the present. 18/7/14

Lightning links


Included on Australian rainfall radar

Provides state-level lightning maps for all users with much greater detail for paid Pro users. Tick the lightning box under the image. 18/7/14

Global Position & Tracking Systems

Main entry page

Click on Australian Real-Time Feed for a small-scale map showing lightning over Australia during the past two hours. Similar maps are available for North America and the globe. 18/7/14


Lightning strikes in SE Queensland

Strikes for past 45 minutes. 18/7/14

World Wide Lightning Location Network

Main entry page

Near global coverage with the maps over Australia and the Indian Ocean, and Australia and the Pacific covering Australia for the past 24 hours. There are many other lightning resources including a zoomable Google-based global lightning map which can be used fullscreen. 18/7/14

Blitzortung and sister site LightningMaps provide global-scale lightning coverage with special coverage of Australia and NZ. 18/7/14