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Blackwater 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Very High
  • Sunday
    Oct 22
    Max UV Index:
    10
    icon 29°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - S 13km/h
    3pm - SW 15km/h
    Chance of rain:
    50%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Monday
    Oct 23
    Max UV Index:
    9
    icon 29°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - ENE 11km/h
    3pm - SW 11km/h
    Chance of rain:
    20%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Tuesday
    Oct 24
    Max UV Index:
    11
    icon 31°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - E 15km/h
    3pm - E 11km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Wednesday
    Oct 25
    Max UV Index:
    11
    icon 32°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - NE 15km/h
    3pm - NE 11km/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

Police divers find two bodies in sunken Queensland fishing trawler recovery mission

00:01 EDT

Two bodies have been found in a recovery mission for a trawler that sank off the central Queensland coast earlier this week with seven men on board.

Storms closing in on Perth, scattering across WA

14:06 EDT

Thunderstorms are nearing Perth and will scatter across much of inland Western Australia this weekend, bringing useful rain but also threatening the region with damaging winds.

Another Soaking for Brisbane

09:37 EDT

After receiving October's monthly rainfall total in the past seven days Brisbane is set to see a further 10-20mm today.