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Radar Details

West Takone Weather Watch Radar
Tasmania
41.1810°S  145.5790°E  400m AMSL

LocationLoones Hill, West Takone Radar TypeWSR 81 C Band Typical Availability24 hours

The radar coverage is 360 degrees and encompasses much of Bass Strait, Tasmania's northwest, central north and to a lesser extent, the northeast and the west coast as far south as Strahan. The coverage to the south is limited in range by the Central Plateau. In all this radar has proven to be an invaluable forecasting and monitoring tool. False echoes are sometimes viewed close in from the nearby pine plantations particularly in damp conditions. Anomalous propagation from Bass Strait cause similar echoes. Permanent echo suppression and swept gain characteristics take care of the majority of these.

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Weather News

Concern for homes in South Australia as floodwaters rise, swollen rivers burst their banks

16:43 EST

Water levels are rising in the Gawler River, with significant flooding expected as it reaches its peak later tonight.

SA weather: SES issues emergency warning for Gawler as floodwaters rise

16:25 EST

Significant flooding is expected to impact Gawler and surrounding areas north of Adelaide, which will threaten people's safety, the State Emergency Service says.

Helicopter rescues group trapped in floodwaters at Huonville

15:44 EST

Three adults and two children have been rescued by helicopter after becoming trapped in floodwaters in Huonville.