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Avalon 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
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  • Wednesday
    Jan 17
    Max UV Index:
    12
    icon 29°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - ESE 10km/h
    3pm - SE 19km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Jan 18
    Max UV Index:
    13
    icon 40°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - NNE 18km/h
    3pm - NNW 22km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Jan 19
    Max UV Index:
    13
    icon 40°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - N 24km/h
    3pm - WSW 26km/h
    Chance of rain:
    20%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Jan 20
    Max UV Index:
    11
    icon 26°C
    Cloudy
    Wind:
    9am - SSW 18km/h
    3pm - S 26km/h
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    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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Darwin storm that tore off roof not severe enough for a weather warning, BOM says

19:02 EDT

A brief but damaging storm in central Darwin and Palmerston on Monday that ripped a roof off a building was not strong enough to reach the "severe" threshold and prompt a thunderstorm warning, the Bureau of Meteorology said.

Perth saturated as ex-Cyclone Joyce brings four months of rain in a day

17:53 EDT

The remains of ex-tropical Cyclone Joyce has dumped more than four months' worth of rain on Perth in less than 24 hours, leading to power blackouts, flooding and .

Gold Coast woman's death caused by medical condition, not heat stress

15:59 EDT

A Gold Coast night market is raising money to support the family of one of its vendors who died after collapsing at the venue and being rushed to hospital on Saturday.