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Watarrka 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
High
  • Wednesday
    Aug 5
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 18°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - ESE 23km/h
    3pm - ESE 22km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Aug 6
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 18°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - E 19km/h
    3pm - E 21km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Aug 7
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 19°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - ENE 19km/h
    3pm - E 13km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Aug 8
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 21°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - ENE 16km/h
    3pm - ENE 8km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    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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Bitterly cold temperatures grip NSW

12:36 EST

Eastern parts of New South Wales shivered under its coldest morning in eight years.

Farmers across Tasmania wake up to pastures and vegetable paddocks covered in snow

12:24 EST

Rare snowfalls have blanketed the most unlikely parts of Tasmania, with farmers along the north-west coast waking up to white paddocks.