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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Flood assistance 'slow' as coordination issues dog federal-state response to WA disasters

14:08 EST

A Western Australian Government official says "our eyes widened" when the new administration faced federal-state cooperative issues tackling the state's storm recovery after months of damaging weather.

Whitehaven Beach gets environmental makeover after 'catastrophic' Cyclone Debbie

11:31 EST

Hundreds of tonnes of pristine white sand have been excavated to rebuild Australia's iconic Whitehaven Beach off north Queensland after Cyclone Debbie caused severe erosion and damage.

Cyclone Frances keeping its distance

11:02 EST

Tropical Cyclone Frances is intensifying rapidly to the north of Australia and may become a severe tropical cyclone by tonight.