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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

Queensland bushfire conditions deteriorate as New South Wales firefighters given brief respite

11:43 EDT

Yesterday all eyes were on New South Wales but today the focus shifts further north, where Queensland's firefighters are continuing their marathon effort and anticipating conditions will worsen.

Millewa's outback 'MCG' hosts inaugural Dust Bowl Bash, brings smiles amid devastating drought

11:30 EDT

From dusty paddocks to dusty pitches, a handful of Victoria's far-west farmers have brought a grassless cricket ground back to life for just one day.

NSW bushfires 'ain't over', expert says, as RFS investigates 'suspicious' blazes in Sydney

11:17 EDT

Authorities are investigating several "suspicious" blazes in Sydney, as early estimates revealed 50 homes were damaged or destroyed during yesterday's bushfire crisis.