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Gatton 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Moderate
  • Thursday
    Sep 4
    Max UV Index:
    5
    icon 23°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - WSW 15km/h
    3pm - WSW 16km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Sep 5
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 25°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - E 6km/h
    3pm - ENE 6km/h
    Chance of rain:
    10%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Sep 6
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 24°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SSE 9km/h
    3pm - SE 12km/h
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Sunday
    Sep 7
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 23°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - SE 14km/h
    3pm - E 15km/h
    Chance of rain:
    60%
    Likely amount:
    5-10mm

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

Severe weather to continue all week in Sydney

16:22 EST

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning for damaging winds and dangerous surf conditions for Sydney.

Frosty mornings for Tasmania

14:26 EST

Tasmania woke to a cold and frosty morning with road weather alerts issued for some areas due to icy conditions and there are more cold mornings to come.

NSW bushfire service helps Canada douse record forest fires

13:47 EST

Parts of eastern Australia are facing an increased threat of bushfires this summer and authorities are gearing up for possibly significant forest fires.