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Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS). Based upon the UK Met Office Unified Model system. ACCESS G is the global numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. It is run twice daily (00Z and 12Z) and provides forecast data out to 240 hours with a horizontal resolution of 80km and 50 vertical levels.

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Extreme heat wipes out almost one third of Australia's spectacled flying fox population

08:52 EDT

An extreme heatwave in far north Queensland last month is estimated to have killed more than 23,000 spectacled flying foxes, equating to almost one third of the species in Australia.

Perth Christmas Day weather forecast to be the hottest in six years

19:59 EDT

Perth is set to experience its hottest Christmas Day in six years with a sunny day and a top of 34 degrees Celsius expected.

Red hot in the Red Centre

15:26 EDT

Alice Springs Airport may challenge its December heat record during the next couple of days as temperatures soar in central Australia.