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Mortlake 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Extreme
  • Wednesday
    Dec 7
    Max UV Index:
    11
    icon 26°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - N 8km/h
    3pm - NNW 12km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    5-10mm
  • Thursday
    Dec 8
    Max UV Index:
    11
    icon 20°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - WNW 26km/h
    3pm - W 32km/h
    Chance of rain:
    80%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Friday
    Dec 9
    Max UV Index:
    11
    icon 16°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - SW 21km/h
    3pm - SW 23km/h
    Chance of rain:
    50%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Dec 10
    Max UV Index:
    12
    icon 20°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - W 8km/h
    3pm - SW 14km/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

Top End residents could be waiting until Christmas for a bit of rain relief

18:43 EDT

Top End residents are unlikely to be relieved of the oppressive hot and humid build up conditions until Christmas, because the rain-bringing La NiƱa weather pattern is unlikely to eventuate in coming months, the Bureau of Meteorology has warned.

One dead after Mt Warning campers struck by lightning, rescue operation underway

15:52 EDT

An international tourist has died and a woman has been injured after being hit by lightning while camping at Mt Warning, on the NSW north coast, police say.

Hot and stormy start to summer in NSW

15:50 EDT

The opening week of summer has been a hot and thundery mix in New South Wales and there is more to come.