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Global Forecast System. The operational numerical weather forecasting model run by NCEP. The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based. Forecast data from the GFS is available out to 180 hours at full resolution and 16 days at a reduced resolution.

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Queensland school closures: What to do on a rainy day with the kids

14:03 EDT

South-east Queensland schools have been closed for today, with kindergartens and childcare centres also asking parents to collect children early.

Cyclone Debbie: Flooded Mackay residents now safe, but heavy rain slows cyclone recovery

13:57 EDT

Emergency services says 40 people who were stranded on the roofs of their flooded houses in the north Queensland city of Mackay are now safe and well.

Cyclone Debbie: Brisbane drenched as system moves through south-east Queensland

13:54 EDT

Dark skies have closed in on Brisbane and the remnants of ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie are being felt along the south-east coast.