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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

Cold end to May in Australia's southeast

10:21 EST

A series of cold fronts will cause a spell of wintry weather in southeastern Australia during the final week of May.

Meteor suspected as 'fireball' filmed in Australian night sky, with sightings in two states

10:12 EST

A "fireball" believed to have been a meteor has lit up the skies in at least two states overnight, with sightings of the phenomenon coming in from across South Australia and Victoria.

Dry year continues in Melbourne

15:13 EST

Melbourne is, once again, having its driest start to a year on record.