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Colac 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Moderate
  • Thursday
    Sep 29
    Max UV Index:
    5
    icon 14°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - NNW 25km/h
    3pm - NNE 30km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Friday
    Sep 30
    Max UV Index:
    5
    icon 14°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - W 11km/h
    3pm - WNW 22km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Saturday
    Oct 1
    Max UV Index:
    5
    icon 15°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - WNW 28km/h
    3pm - WNW 34km/h
    Chance of rain:
    50%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Sunday
    Oct 2
    Max UV Index:
    6
    icon 21°C
    Heavy rain
    Wind:
    9am - NNW 32km/h
    3pm - NNW 33km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    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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SA weather: Adelaide power mostly restored but BOM forecasts more storms

08:59 EST

About 70,000 people in South Australia are still without power after wild weather plunged the state into darkness, although the lights are back on in Adelaide's metropolitan area.

Live coverage as South Australia looks to recover from blackout, 'treacherous' conditions remain

08:40 EST

About 90 per cent of South Australian households have had power restored after yesterday's state-wide blackout as damaging winds and stormy weather continues.

SA storms: Adelaide residents spend night in darkness during state-wide blackout

08:35 EST

It was a surreal night for many Adelaide residents who had to find alternative ways to entertain themselves by candlelight, after wild weather caused a state-wide blackout.