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

How did the massive hailstones that fell over southern Queensland form?

01:10 EDT

Some of the largest hailstones ever seen in Australia are thought to have plummeted to Earth over southern Queensland on Friday afternoon.

WA's sizzling spell of heat stretching into the weekend

17:34 EDT

Despite already enduring a relentless barrage of heat, the hot maximum temperatures in Western Australia's southwest are not expected to fade for the next couple of days.

Drought not denting NSW farmland values as buyers scout property with promise of rain and water

16:51 EDT

Farmland values across drought-ravaged New South Wales are managing to remain strong as farmers search the state to buy property with guaranteed water supply and the promise of elusive rainfall.