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About ACCESS Global

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 25km and 70 vertical levels.

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Tigerair flight turned back to Melbourne after mid-air lightning strike

13:47 EST

An airline passenger has described her terror and ultimate relief after the plane she was on was hit by lightning and forced to return to Melbourne Airport.

Wintery weather spreads across Australia's southeast

13:27 EST

Temperatures have plunged across southeastern Australia during the last 24 hours, allowing snow to fall in central NSW and hail to blanket parts of Victoria.

Wet weekend ahead for Perth, South West as trio of cold fronts loom

19:07 EST

Gusty showers, storms and a huge swell will hit Perth and the south-west of the state over the weekend as three cold fronts approach Western Australia in rapid succession.