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Mornington Island Weather Watch Radar
Queensland
16.6660°S  139.1670°E  7m AMSL

LocationGununa Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability24 hours

Mornington Island radar has a good view of the surrounding area - mostly the Gulf of Carpentaria and low lying coastal areas of the Gulf country. Sea-breeze convergence lines can return false echoes (anomalous propagation), as can strong temperature inversions in the lower levels of the atmosphere. Path attenuation also occurs when the radar beam passes through an intense thunderstorm cell; the returned signal from cells further along that path will be reduced. Apart from these features, the radar performs well and gives a reasonably accurate representation of rainfall intensity.

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Warm and dry conditions for Perth to continue

13:40 EDT

A low pressure trough is currently funneling warm air over Perth.

Young woman dies after being struck by lightning in Melbourne

13:31 EDT

A woman in her 20s has died after she was struck by lightning during a storm in Melbourne's north-east on Friday night.

Sunny to stormy for western Sydney

13:28 EDT

After a mostly clear and sunny start to yesterday western parts of Sydney saw cloud build and temperatures fall, with thunderstorms rolling in by early afternoon.