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About ACCESS Regional

Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS). Based upon the UK Met Office Unified Model system. ACCESS R is the regional numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. It is run twice daily (00Z and 12Z) and provides forecast data out to 72 hours with a horizontal resolution of 37.5km and 50 vertical layers.

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Southeastern Australia's heat even unusual for summer

11:39 EDT

The heat currently affecting southeastern Australia is rare, covering an unusually large area, not just for this time of year but even for summer.

South Australia to swelter as hot spell heats up Labour Day holiday; fire danger alerts issued

10:50 EDT

As South Australia continues to heat up in unseasonably hot weather, the Country Fire Service (CFS) has issued an extreme fire danger rating for the Mount Lofty Ranges and the state's lower south-east.

Asking for help key to surviving drought depression, western Queensland grazier says

08:32 EDT

A Western Queensland grazier who has overcome depression says he will not allow the current drought to drag him back into the dark days of negative thinking.