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distance measuring 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.

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Weather News

Fuel tanker explodes in outback Queensland on way to help flood relief effort

11:47 EDT

A tanker truck carrying fuel into flood-ravaged north western Queensland has exploded on the Landsborough Highway, west of Barcaldine in the state's central-west — but the driver survived unscathed.

Tropical Cyclone Oma update

10:37 EDT

If you live in eastern Australia, be aware of Tropical Cyclone Oma, but don't be alarmed.

The temperature see-saw continues for Hobart

15:18 EDT

After a warm weekend, daytime temperatures will head in the other direction during the week ahead.