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Radar Details

Weipa Weather Watch Radar
Queensland
12.6710°S  141.9220°E  23m AMSL

LocationWeipa Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability24 hours

The Weipa Radar is situated at Weipa Airport. Good coverage can be expected in all directions from Torres Strait in the North to Edward River in the south. Reflectivity return echoes generally have good representative values out to 300km with exception of light / moderate rain echoes on the eastern seaboard of Cape York Peninsular.

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Weather News

Farmers say debt a bigger threat than drought

13:43 EST

Debt is now a bigger problem than drought for some of Australia's farming families, who say they are making the radical call for removing their debt from banks and placing it with government.

Rural villagers facing food shortages as El Nino brings drought, frosts to Papua New Guinea

13:02 EST

While many Australian farmers are nervously waiting to see how a forecast El Nino may impact farm production, to the north, Papua New Guinea is already feeling its full force.

Spring storms spark up in SA

12:19 EST

After a dry and cold start to winter the first two days of spring are set to be stormy.