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Mackay 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Extreme
  • Friday
    Feb 12
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 32°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - SSE 21km/h
    3pm - SE 20km/h
    Chance of rain:
    30%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Feb 13
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 32°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - S 20km/h
    3pm - SE 19km/h
    Chance of rain:
    70%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Sunday
    Feb 14
    Max UV Index:
    13
    icon 32°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SSE 17km/h
    3pm - SE 14km/h
    Chance of rain:
    20%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Monday
    Feb 15
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 32°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SSE 7km/h
    3pm - NE 10km/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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Weather News

Tropical Cyclone Tatiana intensifies, may bring dangerous swell to Queensland coast: BoM

12:26 EDT

Queensland's first cyclone of the season poses no immediate threat to the coast but may whip up dangerous swells for south-east beaches early next week, the Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) says.

Cloncurry stormwater mitigation project gets $800K amid hopes of more housing development

12:21 EDT

The Cloncurry Shire Council in north-west Queensland has received more than $800,000 in State Government funding to address the town's stormwater drainage issues.

Heavy hailstorms hit Queanbeyan and south Canberra

07:05 EDT

Backyards in Queanbeyan and parts of Canberra have been covered with "golf-ball sized" hailstones and the roof of a supermarket has partially collapsed after a storm hit the region.