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Sale 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
High
  • Sunday
    Oct 22
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 18°C
    Possible shower
    Wind:
    9am - W 13km/h
    3pm - W 15km/h
    Chance of rain:
    70%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Monday
    Oct 23
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 22°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - WNW 12km/h
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    10%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Tuesday
    Oct 24
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 23°C
    Late shower
    Wind:
    9am - WNW 4km/h
    3pm - S 8km/h
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Wednesday
    Oct 25
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 25°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - ENE 6km/h
    3pm - ESE 9km/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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Weather News

Typhoon Lan churning through Japan

15:21 EDT

Typhoon Lan has weakened below Super Typhoon status but still has the ability to generate flooding rain and damaging wind and erode coasts across Japan during Sunday and Monday.

Storms strike southwest WA

11:43 EDT

A complex low pressure system has has brought widespread showers and thunderstorms to southwest WA overnight and into Sunday morning, storms producing more than 50,000 lightning strikes.

Police divers find two bodies in sunken Queensland fishing trawler recovery mission

00:01 EDT

Two bodies have been found in a recovery mission for a trawler that sank off the central Queensland coast earlier this week with seven men on board.