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Ballina 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Moderate
  • Wednesday
    Sep 3
    Max UV Index:
    5
    icon 21°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - WSW 28km/h
    3pm - SW 25km/h
    Chance of rain:
    10%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Sep 4
    Max UV Index:
    5
    icon 20°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - WSW 19km/h
    3pm - S 16km/h
    Chance of rain:
    20%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Sep 5
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 20°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - SW 15km/h
    3pm - S 18km/h
    Chance of rain:
    80%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Sep 6
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 21°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - SW 20km/h
    3pm - S 25km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    5-10mm

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.

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Weather News

MLHD issues asthma warning ahead of spring thunderstorm season

08:09 EST

The Murrumbidgee Local Health District (MLHD) has issued a warning for asthmas sufferers ahead of the start of the spring thunderstorm season.

Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.

Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.