Australia 4-day UV forecast
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Sun Protecting Tips
Protect yourself in five ways from skin cancer
- Apply SPF30+ broad spectrum water resistant sun-screen liberally to clean, dry skin, atleast 15 minutes before being exposed to the sun, and reapply at least every two hours when outdoors.
- Put on a broad-brimmed hat that shades your face, neck and ears.
- Wear sun protective clothing that covers as much of your body as possible.
- Seek shade
- Wear wrap-around sunglasses
Avoid going outdoors unprotected between 10am - 3pm when ultraviolet radiation is the strongest.
Your Travel UV Index
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Severe weather predicted for Tasmania's north and east on Friday has prompted a public warning from emergency services.
Rain and storms could bring flooding to parts of southern and southeast Australia during the next 24 hours.
People in Darwin and other parts of the Top End may be about to get relief from recent hot weather, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) predicting a monsoon trough will start to affect the area within days.