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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

Tropical Cyclone Esther makes landfall in Gulf of Carpentaria

16:45 EDT

Tropical Cyclone Esther has made landfall near the border of NT and Queensland as a category one system.

Late-summer snow in Tasmania

16:20 EDT

A dusting of snow could settle on mountain tops in Tasmania during the middle of this week.

Person rescued from roof of car in floodwaters in North Queensland amid heavy rain

16:18 EDT

Swift water rescue teams in Mackay have been called out at least five times after more than 200 millimetres of rain fell in the past 24 hours.