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Wandering 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
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  • Tuesday
    Feb 9
    Max UV Index:
    13
    icon 40°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - N 16km/h
    3pm - W 10km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Wednesday
    Feb 10
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 41°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - E 12km/h
    3pm - W 9km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Feb 11
    Max UV Index:
    13
    icon 38°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - NE 12km/h
    3pm - WNW 10km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Feb 12
    Max UV Index:
    13
    icon 35°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - SSW 9km/h
    3pm - SSE 17km/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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Farmers in western New South Wales say they feel let down by the government, after changes to the Bureau of Meteorology regional offices.

BoM given one day's notice about CSIRO restructure

17:23 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) and the Australian Antarctic Division say they were given just one day's notice about a major CSIRO restructure that could impact joint projects.

Swift water rescue crew help north Queensland drivers stuck in flood water

16:04 EDT

The message 'if it is flooded, forget it' is not getting through to everyone, according to Queensland Fire and Rescue Service (QFRS) superintendent.