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Mildura 128km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Mildura Wind Finding and Weather Watch Radar
34.2330°S  142.0830°E  53m AMSL

LocationMildura Airport Radar TypeWF 100 C Band Typical Availability0000-0300; 0430-0900; 1030-1500; 1630-2100; 2230-0000

The Mildura radar has a very good view in all directions as there are no significant geographic features in the area. Its only limitations are those common to all C Band radar, that is that if there are large thunderstorms around, the radar will not be able to detect accurately the strength of storms located behind the closest storms. This will also lead to the underestimation of the strength, at times, of very intense isolated storms. False echoes are sometimes observed very close to the radar especially in stable conditions. Echoes within five or so kilometres of the radar and overhead are poorly resolved as the scanning elevation is too low.

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

10:14 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.

Hot, windy weather forecast for South Australia bushfire zone

09:56 EDT

Hot, windy weather could pose a danger on the fire ground in South Australia's lower north today, authorities have warned.

Roofs damaged, man struck by lightning in fierce Queensland storms

09:55 EDT

A clean-up is underway after very dangerous thunderstorms cut across south-east Queensland on Sunday, damaging roofs and cutting power to about 20,000 properties.