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Leinster 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Very High
  • Friday
    Sep 30
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 30°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - N 28km/h
    3pm - WNW 34km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Oct 1
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 24°C
    Cloud increasing
    Wind:
    9am - W 17km/h
    3pm - W 33km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Sunday
    Oct 2
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 20°C
    Increasing sunshine
    Wind:
    9am - WSW 33km/h
    3pm - SW 31km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Monday
    Oct 3
    Max UV Index:
    8
    icon 23°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SW 10km/h
    3pm - W 15km/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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SA weather as it happened: Wild winds, flooding continue; thousands without power for second night

22:19 EST

South Australia has been lashed with severe weather for the second night in a row, with strong winds battering much of the state.

Unusual frost affecting harvests in Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions

21:57 EST

Below-freezing temperatures throughout September have affected large numbers of farmers in the Wheatbelt, South West and Great Southern regions, taking the edge out of what was shaping up as a bumper harvest.