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Tenterfield 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Extreme
  • Thursday
    Jan 19
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 28°C
    Possible thunderstorm
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    80%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Friday
    Jan 20
    Max UV Index:
    15
    icon 30°C
    Possible thunderstorm
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    80%
    Likely amount:
    5-10mm
  • Saturday
    Jan 21
    Max UV Index:
    15
    icon 28°C
    Possible thunderstorm
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    5-10mm
  • Sunday
    Jan 22
    Max UV Index:
    15
    icon 25°C
    Cloudy
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    10%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm

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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WA flooding continues

12:56 EDT

Record-breaking rain is causing flooding over parts of Western Australia this week, while parched Perth misses out once again.

Heatwave has race car drivers concerned about tyres and road temperatures

11:56 EDT

As temperatures push above 35 degrees along the east coast, what does the extreme heat do to tyres driving on hot, often bubbling roads? Bitumen absorbs the summer heat, often making road surfaces more than 20 degrees hotter than air temperatures.

Cattle prepare for simulated heatwave for Queensland study into their welfare, performance

10:49 EDT

Radio transmitters have been inserted into the stomachs of 24 feedlot cattle to monitor their body temperatures, as part of a three-month trial investigating the impact of heatwaves.