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Orbost 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Low
  • Wednesday
    Jun 29
    Max UV Index:
    2
    icon 17°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - NNW 4km/h
    3pm - NNE 2km/h
    Chance of rain:
    20%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Jun 30
    Max UV Index:
    2
    icon 14°C
    Late shower
    Wind:
    9am - N 8km/h
    3pm - NNW 12km/h
    Chance of rain:
    70%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Friday
    Jul 1
    Max UV Index:
    2
    icon 13°C
    Cloudy
    Wind:
    9am - WNW 18km/h
    3pm - W 22km/h
    Chance of rain:
    60%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Saturday
    Jul 2
    Max UV Index:
    2
    icon 16°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - WNW 11km/h
    3pm - W 14km/h
    Chance of rain:
    10%
    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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As much of Australia chills, Darwin sweats

18:00 EST

The cold fronts that have frozen southeastern Australia haven't had the gas to push far enough north to cool Darwin, with heat records for the NT capital.

Tips to stay warm in winter: Feeling cold is all about perception, health scientist says

13:26 EST

As residents in New South Wales emerge from under the rug after their , the question on the blue lips of many is what's the best way to stay warm? While many may feel their insides are rapidly chilling, Dr Ollie Jay from the University of Sydney said little was happening to our bodies internally and the cold was all due to "perception".

WA winter starting cold in south, warm in north

13:24 EST

So far this winter Western Australia has been divided, unseasonably cold in the south and hot in the north.