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Understanding the Weather

Where do the background maps come from in your charts and how is the data turned into graphics?

The background maps used in our charts show topography of the underlying land mass. These graphics allow you to see how mountain ranges or coastlines may be affecting weather systems. For example, often showers will be restricted to one side of a mountain range only.

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Merimbula flash flooding on NSW far south coast put down to 'intense storm'

Audience submitted image 08:02 EST The Bega Valley Shire Council said work underway to improve drainage at Merimbula on the New South Wales far south coast may not have prevented flash flooding earlier this week.

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