BE AWARE AND PROTECT YOURSELF FROM OVER-EXPOSURE TO SUN UV RADIATION IN AUSTRALIA !!
*** ATTENTION: This application is specific to Australia. In the non-AU AppStores it is provided merely for convenience of international users who work, study or visit Australia, but do not have an Australian iTunes AppStore account.
'OzSun UV Alert' app fetches, consolidates and displays in a convenient colour-coded visual way the current actual real-time observed UV levels data available courtesy of Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) and the daily UV (aka 'SunSmart') alerts as issued to the public by Australian Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) based on forecasts.
In addition, the app also provides shortcut links to relevant public web pages of these and other relevant agencies, where more information about UV levels for the user’s selected city can be found (accompanied by public education materials regarding sun UV exposure risks and protective measures).
The app uses the same international colour coding for UV index levels as established by the World health Organization (WHO) and adopted by the above mentioned Australian agencies as well.
Currently, the following 11 major Australian cities are catered for:
ALICE SPRINGS (NT)
(NOTE: it is expected that more cities will be available in the future)
UV observations courtesy of ARPANSA (http://www.arpansa.gov.au/uvindex/realtime/xmlrt.htm#Disclaimer).
Using UV alerts from BOM (http://www.bom.gov.au/info/about_uv.shtml).
Professional testing services for mobile applications provided by Nizam Abdallah (Melbourne, VIC).
FOR SUPPORT & FEEDBACK:
Please visit: http://ozsun.okapps.net
to submit queries, feedback and suggestions in regards to this app.
Also via TWITTER: @okApps
**FIXED** the "NO DATA AVAILABLE" problem by adapting to the data feed format changes.
Ratings and Reviews
Great app for all those who want to make sure they are safe in the sun
This is a great app which integrates the various Australian sun web resources so you can access all this information on your Apple device. This is going to be extreemly useful over the coming months especially since I have a 1 yr old son and want to ensure he is safe outside.
I use it out on Yard Duty to show students the current UV reading. It would be even better if it could be location or major regional area specific in location choice. Have recommended this App to several parents!!!
A great app which I check multiple times a day. My son has albinism and we need to be sure he is only outside at the safest times. Love the real time graph function. Would be great if Hobart were added though....
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.