SPARC Real-time lightning

This page shows real-time lightning events from multiple sources. This page is currently best viewed on a desktop or in landscape mode on a tablet.

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Distance and latitude/longitude coordinates are displayed when you mouse over the map. The origin for distance measuring is indicated by a red dot and defaults to either your location if specified and in range, or the location of the radar/the centre of the map. The origin may be changed by clicking elsewhere on the map.

Click here to view on an iPhone

WeatherZone (below) no longer offer lightning tracking as free. Scroll down below the weathwerzone map for lightning.