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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 12km and 70 vertical levels.

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Spring heat returns to Sydney

13:35 EDT

Warm air should build in Sydney over the weekend as a frontal system crosses to the south of the state, causing the mercury to near 30 degrees for the third time this month.

BOM warning in south-east Queensland forecasts damaging hail and wind

13:14 EDT

A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for people in south-east Queensland, with the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) saying there will large hailstones and damaging winds.

Storm damage smacks south-east Queensland hard, insurance data shows

12:38 EDT

The top-five most storm-affected regions in Queensland are in the state's south-east, research from NRMA Insurance has shown.