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Salmon Gums 4-day UV forecast

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UV Forecast
Extreme
  • Wednesday
    Jan 17
    Max UV Index:
    13
    icon 39°C
    Thunderstorms
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    80%
    Likely amount:
    1-5mm
  • Thursday
    Jan 18
    Max UV Index:
    15
    icon 23°C
    Showers
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    40%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Friday
    Jan 19
    Max UV Index:
    13
    icon 26°C
    Mostly sunny
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    10%
    Likely amount:
    < 1mm
  • Saturday
    Jan 20
    Max UV Index:
    14
    icon 31°C
    Late shower
    Wind:
    9am - -
    3pm - -
    Chance of rain:
    60%
    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

Perth saturated as ex-Cyclone Joyce brings four months of rain in a day

17:53 EDT

The remains of ex-tropical Cyclone Joyce has dumped more than four months' worth of rain on Perth in less than 24 hours, leading to power blackouts, flooding and .

Gold Coast woman's death caused by medical condition, not heat stress

15:59 EDT

A Gold Coast night market is raising money to support the family of one of its vendors who died after collapsing at the venue and being rushed to hospital on Saturday.

Unseasonal soaking inundates west coast

13:01 EDT

Parts of Western Australia's lower west coast have just experienced one of their wettest days on record during the driest month of the year.