What satellite does BOM use?

What satellite does BOM use?

Feng Yun Geostationary Satellites The current arrangement is to have two active geostationary satellites, FY2-EAST (located at 105° E) and FY2-WEST (located at 86.5° E).

Is there winter in Perth?

Winter (June – August) Winters are relatively cool and wet with temperatures ranging from 8 – 19°C (46.4 – 66.2°F). There are occasional storms, characterised by downpours of rain and thunderstorms.

What is the barometric pressure in Perth today?

Latest weather at 11:50am

85% Humidity
SW Wind Direction
1018.9 Pressure (hPa)
6 km/h 3 knots Wind Speed
20 km/h 11 knots Highest Gust (8:47am)

How do you read a weather satellite?

Visible images represent the amount of sunlight being reflected back into space by the clouds or by the Earth surface. Cloud free land and water will typically be dark while clouds and snow appear bright. Thicker clouds have a higher reflectivity and appear brighter than thinner clouds.

Why is Perth the most isolated city in the world?

Boarded by the Indian Ocean on one side and the Australian Outback on the other – there’s no city of comparable size anywhere in the world that’s so remote. If all forms of transport were to stop then the people of Perth would be truly stranded.

What is the hottest town in WA?

Marble Bar is a town and rock formation in the Pilbara region of north-western Western Australia. It is well known for its extremely hot weather, with a mean maximum temperature second only to Wyndham, Western Australia.

What barometric pressure causes headaches?

We found that migraine often developed shortly before the appearance of cyclones. Specifically, we found that the range from 1003 to <1007 hPa, i.e., 6–10 hPa below standard atmospheric pressure, was most likely to induce migraine.

What frequency does weather radar use?

2.7–2.9 GHz
WMO is concerned about this as the use of the 2.7–2.9 GHz frequency (S-band) by meteorological radars is critical for weather monitoring and prediction applications.