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distance measuring Distance and latitude/longitude coordinates are displayed when you mouse over the map. The origin for distance measuring is indicated by a red dot and defaults to either your location, if specified and in range, or the location of the radar/the centre of the map. The origin may be changed by clicking elsewhere on the map.

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Weather News

Earthquake panic in WA's north sparks calls for better emergency information

07:24 EST

A mass panic caused by Australia's equal-largest earthquake has left residents in remote Western Australia too afraid to return home days after the first shockwaves hit.

Shelter the only hope when weather turns wild in Tasmania's vast wilderness

06:28 EST

The warning sign at the start of one of Tasmania's most popular walking trails spells it out, in several languages — with photos to drive the point home.

How climate change is affecting what we grow and eat

14:30 EST

#subtitle Farmers and scientists are finding new ways to keep food on the table as rainfall patterns move and heatwaves increase.