Africa GFS Surface Temperature/Wind +48 hour Chart
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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
A very dangerous thunderstorm moving across south-east Queensland is heading toward Brisbane and the Gold Coast.
Several people including babies have been rescued from Lismore Base Hospital in northern New South Wales after the roof of the maternity ward collapsed.
Those in parts of the Northern Rivers had a thundery wake up call on Sunday morning as a storm rumbled overhead.