What are these strange lines on the rain radar?
What are these strange lines on the rain radar? Weatherzone

Weird 'rain lines': What caused strange radar image?

THIS unusual radar image attracted a lot of attention from weather gurus overnight.

Higgins Storm Chasing posted on their Facebook page: "A few people have messaged us asking what the lines of "rain" are offshore on the radar.

"The wind is currently from the southeast to northwest through all altitudes below 14,000ft - so the radar is picking up something between 0 and 14,000ft.

"Our best guess is either chaff (from offshore military work - which can't be confirmed) or radar interference.

"There is a chance it's something like sea clutter or birds, but the first two options are far more likely given the size of the echoes.

"It's unlikely to be rain due to satellite detecting no horizontal cloud formations (ie roll clouds in that formation) or in some areas - no cloud at all."



NAMED: Rocky’s drink and drug-drivers

Premium Content NAMED: Rocky’s drink and drug-drivers

Here’s the details of those found guilty this week.

Council begins study on potential Mount Morgan rail trail

Premium Content Council begins study on potential Mount Morgan rail trail

The 25km track would finish at Kabra or Gracemere.

Christmas Day armed robber receives prison sentence

Premium Content Christmas Day armed robber receives prison sentence

The 22-year-old held up a North Rockhampton service station armed with a pruning...