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Katherine 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Very High
  • Monday
    Jul 24
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 34°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SE 13km/h
    3pm - SE 19km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Tuesday
    Jul 25
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 34°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SE 12km/h
    3pm - ESE 20km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Wednesday
    Jul 26
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 34°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SE 14km/h
    3pm - ESE 21km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Jul 27
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 33°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - ESE 14km/h
    3pm - ESE 20km/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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Sydney weather: Man killed, two rescued as wild surf conditions continue to batter NSW coastline

00:23 EST

A man has been killed while fishing off the rocks at Merry Beach and two men have been rescued from a capsized boat at Bate Bay as the NSW coast continues to be battered by dangerous surf conditions.

New Zealand storms: Clean-up underway as Christchurch and Dunedin residents survey damage

23:51 EST

Emergency services and council workers are assessing the damage in Christchurch and Dunedin, as the clean-up begins in Timaru and Otago after a severe storm battered New Zealand's South Island.