Gladstone 256km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Gladstone Weather Watch Radar
Queensland
23.8500°S  151.2670°E  76m AMSL

LocationGladstone Radar TypeWF 44 S Band Typical Availability24 hours

This radar has almost unrestricted views to seawards from the north to the south-southeast. Elsewhere, the topography restricts the ability of the radar to detect only major echoes to the northwest, the south-southwest and the south-southeast. However, strong echoes can be detected as far west as Moura and Theodore. During episodes of fresh to strong winds (>20kt or 38km/h) sea clutter can be seen up to 30km from the coast possibly masking light inshore showers.

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Weather News

Murray-Darling Basin in 'most severe' two-to-three year drought conditions in 120 years of records, BOM says

23:57 EST

Every drought is different, but when it comes to the current drought conditions across the Murray-Darling Basin, BOM says it is now "the most severe in 120 years of records".

Australia's coldest of the year so far

15:21 EST

Early this morning, Australia recorded its lowest temperature of the year so far, minus 12.3 degrees at Glen Innes, on the northern New South Wales ranges.

Heavy rain spreads across New Zealand

12:45 EST

A dose of wet weather weather will affect most of the country over the coming days.