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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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When size does matter: Drought forces new rules for hay trucks

09:45 EST

When the clock strikes midnight tonight, longer and higher hay loads on trucks will be allowed on state roads to take animal feed to farmers.

Drought conditions in Australia spread north as Indonesia feels the bite of the big dry

08:58 EST

The drought in Australia is having an impact on its neighbours, with 5 million people in Indonesia suffering from an extended dry season.

Banking royal commission: Youi insurance left storm victims exposed to lead dust and mould

15:49 EST

A young family was left without a proper roof, exposing three children and their pregnant mother to lead dust, after insurer Youi failed to repair their roof for a year and half after a hailstorm.