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Northam 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Moderate
  • Wednesday
    May 4
    Max UV Index:
    5
    icon 23°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    30%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    May 5
    Max UV Index:
    4
    icon 21°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    30%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    May 6
    Max UV Index:
    5
    icon 20°C
    Late shower
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    90%
    Likely amount:
    5-10mm
  • Saturday
    May 7
    Max UV Index:
    4
    icon 18°C
    Possible thunderstorm
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    70%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm

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

Victoria weather: Strong winds hit Melbourne, southern parts of state as cold front moves through

21:31 EST

A deep cold front has swept through Melbourne and parts of southern Victoria, uprooting trees and damaging buildings with wind gusts of more than 100 kilometres per hour (kph).

Dry season storm dumps heavy rain on Darwin

18:23 EST

A 90-minute downpour has seen Darwin record more than twice as much rain as usual for the entire month of May.

Wet season wraps up with below average rainfall for many Top End cattle stations

17:53 EST

Despite a promising start to the wet season, many Top End cattle stations are entering the dry season with The bulk of the season's rain came with a monsoon trough which moved over the Northern Territory in , with little follow-up rain throughout January and February.