Gympie 128km 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

Australian Antarctic Division unveils drill that will tell us what the weather was like 1 million years ago

15:05 EST

Technicians have developed a drill that will plunge 3 kilometres down into an Antarctic ice cap to extract the world's oldest continuous ice core, revealing what the weather was like 1 million years ago.

Ten years on from Australia's 'Red Dawn' dust storm

14:53 EST

It's been ten years since Sydney's infamous 'Red Dawn' dust storm, an event that ejected over 2 million tonnes of dirt into the Pacific Ocean.

Dumped gravel and rocks blocks environmental water from flowing into Murray-Darling forest

14:24 EST

An irrigation channel used to release water into a forest along the Murray River in NSW has been filled with earth and rocks, with an irrigator saying the vandalism is a sign of frustration boiling over in the area.