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Gladstone 256km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Gladstone Weather Watch Radar
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

Australia endures hot, dry spring

07:06 EDT

Spring was marked by record breaking heat and long dry spells, with only small areas away from that norm.

Hail storm damages hospital at Lismore in NSW, roof of maternity ward collapses

06:10 EDT

Several people including babies have been rescued from Lismore Base Hospital in northern New South Wales after the roof of the maternity ward collapsed.

Clean-up continues, patients remain displaced after severe storm hits NSW North Coast

06:10 EDT

The clean-up is continuing after a severe storm hit the New South Wales North Coast on Sunday afternoon leaving thousands without power and displacing some patients at Lismore Base Hospital.