Brisbane Marburg 256km Radar/Lightning

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Radar Details

Marburg Weather Watch Radar
Queensland
27.6080°S  152.5390°E  372m AMSL

LocationMarburg Radar TypeWSR 74 S Band Typical Availability24 hours

Situated at 370m on the Little Liverpool Range between Marburg and Rosewood and 53 km west of the Brisbane GPO this radar has a good overall view of precipitation in all sectors. However, there is some restriction on detection of low level precipitation in a narrow sector to the west southwest and over the Greater Brisbane Area. It is a fairly sensitive radar and sometimes detects virga (precipitation that does not reach the ground). This may give a false impression of rainfall affecting the area it covers.

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Weather News

Queensland bushfire threat continues, water-bombing helicopter crash-lands on Darling Downs

20:49 EDT

The pilot of a water-bombing helicopter has walked away with minor injuries after crash-landing while battling a blaze at Pechey, west of Brisbane.

NSW bushfires: Three charged for stealing equipment as police probe 'suspicious' blazes

20:09 EDT

NSW Police have charged two men with stealing firefighting equipment during yesterday's bushfire crisis, as they probe several "suspicious" blazes around the state.

Fire, climate change and prescribed burning: What do the experts have to say?

19:10 EDT

As flames destroyed lives and homes in recent days, there's been a lot of debate about past fires, finger-pointing over prescribed burning, questioning the influence of climate change, or if indeed it was the right time to be talking about it at all.