What's New

A new look for iOS 7.
Bug fixes.

App Description

Rain Radar Plus Australia displays up to the minute rain and wind radar data from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM). Full screen mode, landscape support, pinch and pan zooming, favourites list, GPS location, nearest radars list, national radar, observation layers (wind speed, wind direction, rain since 9am), plus more.

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At start up choose to display the last radar viewed, your favourite radar, or the closest radar. No tapping, just get the radar you want to display instantaneously.

Displays animated radar images full screen, single tap to show or hide all associated controls.

Double tap to zoom in or out, or pinch and pan.

Updates the available list of radars, and ranges, automatically as they become available without installing version updates.

Displays an optional map pin at your current location if you have location services enabled.

Displays all available radar ranges; 64km, 128km, 256km, 512km, and doppler wind.

All available overlays can be turned on/off independently; current observations (wind speed, wind direction, rain since 9am), locations, range, districts, railways, roads, catchments, lakes & rivers, topography.

Displays the national consolidated radar & satellite images.

Caches static images for fast & efficient display.

Supports landscape mode in all screens.


Note that although Rain Radar Plus Australia uses data from the Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM), it is in no way affiliated with the BOM.

Note there may be times where data is unavailable for some part time radars. These times can be found on the BOM site at http://www.bom.gov.au/australia/radar/part-time_table.shtml.

Radar data © the Australian Bureau of Meteorology – www.bom.gov.au

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

January 29, 2014 New version 3.0.1
January 03, 2014 New version 3.0.0
September 26, 2013 New version 2.0.1
June 12, 2013 New version 2.0.0
December 10, 2012 Initial Release