Gympie 256km Radar/Lightning

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Bureau of Meteorology Weather Radar

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Radar Details

Gympie Weather Watch Radar
Queensland
25.9670°S  152.5830°E  0m AMSL

LocationMt Kanighan Radar TypeWF 44 S Band Typical Availability24 hours

Located at 343m on the summit of Mt Kanighan 26 km north of Gympie this radar has a very good view of any precipitation that may fall within its area of coverage. This extends from seawards of Fraser Is to the east, down to the Brisbane region to the south, out to about Chinchilla to the west, and up to about Miriam Vale to the north. This radar appears to provide a realistic interpretation of the weather actually being experienced within its area of coverage.

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Weather News

Flooding rain spreads west across southern and central Queensland inland

11:33 EDT

More heavy rain is possible across Queensland's southern and central inland areas today in the wake of severe storms leading to flash flooding overnight.

Queensland drought stopping Indigenous elder Steve Kemp from making Boomerangs

10:26 EDT

An Indigenous elder says he has been unable to make traditional weapons or instruments for months because the drought is causing the wood he uses to crack.

Very wet weekend for central QLD

10:15 EDT

Severe weather is likely for central and western parts of QLD on Sunday, with a further possible 100mm of rain expected to fall across already heavily saturated areas.  A low pressure system located over the state's southwest will continue to maintain a surface trough over the remainder of the weekend.