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Wongan 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Very High
  • Wednesday
    Mar 29
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 26°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Mar 30
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 29°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Mar 31
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 30°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Apr 1
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 31°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    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

BOM warns of flooding in Cyclone Debbie's wake; Brisbane set for pounding

12:04 EDT

Ex-Cyclone Debbie is causing monsoonal rain and major flooding across central Queensland, with the deluge set to hit Brisbane on Thursday.

Cyclone Debbie: Farmers can see crop damage but are largely optimistic

12:03 EDT

Damage to crops from is slowly becoming apparent as the worst of the wild weather moves south.

Cyclone Debbie: Bowen, Airlie Beach and Proserpine cut off; BOM says winds still strong

11:58 EDT

Damage from Cyclone Debbie has cut all roads to the north Queensland towns of Bowen, Airlie Beach and Proserpine, but there have been no reports of injury from Daydream Island in the Whitsundays, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said this morning.