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Giles 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
High
  • Wednesday
    Sep 3
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 30°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - NE 25km/h
    3pm - NW 15km/h
    Chance of rain:
    5%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Thursday
    Sep 4
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 30°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - E 15km/h
    3pm - WNW 10km/h
    Chance of rain:
    10%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Sep 5
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 27°C
    Mostly cloudy
    Wind:
    9am - ENE 25km/h
    3pm - NW 15km/h
    Chance of rain:
    30%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Sep 6
    Max UV Index:
    7
    icon 30°C
    Sunny
    Wind:
    9am - ENE 18km/h
    3pm - WNW 11km/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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Weather News

Spring starting damp in WA

18:11 EST

The Southwest Land Division is starting spring as winter ended, wet, helping grain crops recover after a drier-than-normal winter The Southwest Land Division dried out during August then picked up reasonable rain at the end of the month and is about to get spring off to a wet start, giving grain farmers some hope.

Rains fall across Mallee over weekend but farmers want more

16:36 EST

Broadacre crop growers in the Mallee region of South Australia and Victoria could be able to minimise losses from severe frost if they get more decent rain.

South Australia warned of another severe bushfire season

15:08 EST

The latest bushfire outlook has warned of a heightened risk of fires across South Australia this summer.