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

Hay, fodder convoy heads east with thousands of donated bales to help drought-stricken farmers

19:39 EDT

Almost 50 trucks packed with more than 3,000 bales of donated hay and fodder will make their way across the Nullarbor from Western Australia this week, bound for drought-stricken farmers in New South Wales.

Better late than never for the monsoon

15:28 EDT

After the driest start to wet season in 27 years for Darwin, the monsoon trough looks to arrive in the next few days.

Tragedies are a reminder of the fury of Australia's outback heat

12:26 EDT

Underestimating the wrath of the Australian sun and heat can have devastating consequences, a truth laid bare by two recent tragic incidents.