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Rainbow Weather Watch Radar
Victoria
35.9975°S  142.0133°E  148m AMSL

LocationRainbow, VIC Radar TypeMeteor 735C, dual polarisation C-band 1.0 degree beamwidth Typical Availability24 hours

The Rainbow radar is currently undergoing an evaluation period of twelve months to confirm its coverage is unhindered in all directions. The location is expected to provide good radar coverage with minimal impact on the radar beam from any obstructions and provide a full 360 degree view. This will be confirmed after the evaluation period. At the end of the 12 month period these notes will be updated.

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Midwest residents and businesses impacted by Cyclone Seroja have been left with more questions than answers after the WA government announced a new financial support payment over the weekend.

Storm activity to intensify along Queensland coast and hinterlands from tonight, BOM warns

05:03 EST

Damaging winds, golf ball-sized hail and heavy rainfall are predicted for Queensland's northern tropics on Monday evening, with south-east Queensland expecting similar conditions on Tuesday.

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