Hobart Airport 256km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Hobart Airport Windfinding and Weather Watch Radar
Tasmania
42.8330°S  147.5100°E  3m AMSL

LocationHobart Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability0000-0300; 0430-0900; 1030-1500; 1630-2100; 2230-0000

This installation is primarily a windfinding radar. The coverage in weather watch mode is poor. Surrounded by mountains and hills in most directions, it provides coverage for the immediate area surrounding Hobart Airport, about 40km along the Coal River Valley to the northwest and to the southeast over Frederick Henry Bay to the Tasman Peninsula.

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Weather News

Monsoon late to the date but now ready to dump on Darwin

19:15 EDT

Risks of a cyclone brewing over northern Australia are intensifying as the long-awaited monsoon finally descends on Darwin.

Tropical Cyclone potential increasing this week

17:32 EDT

The likelihood of tropical cyclone development will increase later this week as the monsoon trough descends over northern Australia.

Supermarket Coles begins hand-out of drought money levied on cheap milk

15:53 EDT

Supermarket giant Coles is going to start handing out the money it collected from a levy on milk it sold to customers.