Gladstone 256km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Gladstone Weather Watch Radar
Queensland
23.8500°S  151.2670°E  76m AMSL

LocationGladstone Radar TypeWF 44 S Band Typical Availability24 hours

This radar has almost unrestricted views to seawards from the north to the south-southeast. Elsewhere, the topography restricts the ability of the radar to detect only major echoes to the northwest, the south-southwest and the south-southeast. However, strong echoes can be detected as far west as Moura and Theodore. During episodes of fresh to strong winds (>20kt or 38km/h) sea clutter can be seen up to 30km from the coast possibly masking light inshore showers.

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Weather News

Cyclone Veronica approaches WA as Pilbara communities stockpile essentials, ports shut

14:56 EDT

Cyclone Veronica is continuing to build in strength as it approaches Western Australia's Pilbara coast, but it still remains unclear exactly where the category four tropical storm will make landfall.

Cyclone Vance remembered 20 years after the category five system devastated Exmouth

14:46 EDT

As news broke that a ferocious cyclone — of the highest possible intensity — was heading straight towards the seaside town of Exmouth on March 22, 1999, Helen Jarvis packed a small suitcase with treasured photographs and some clothing and left behind the 10-metre caravan she called home.

Cyclone Trevor intensifies off the Northern Territory amid mass evacuation

14:45 EDT

Up to 2,100 people from Northern Territory communities in the Gulf of Carpentaria are currently in evacuation centres in Katherine and Darwin, with more reportedly on their way to escape the threat of Tropical Cyclone Trevor.