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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Rain returns to Sydney

16:12 EST

Sydney is having its first wetter than average month since last June, helping the city recover after its driest start to a year in more than a decade.

Antarctic expeditioners plunge into icy water at Casey Station to mark winter solstice

16:05 EST

[Expeditioners at Antarctica's Casey Station have taken a plunge into -2 degree waters to celebrate midwinter.

Cheeky Canberrans disrobe and jump in the lake to mark winter solstice

15:46 EST

It's the shortest day of the year, so why not take off all of your clothes and plunge into the freezing lake to celebrate? That's what a brave group of Canberrans did early on Thursday morning to mark the winter solstice and raise money for charity.