Asia GFS Surface Temperature/Wind +144 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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
Near-record warmth in northern Australia is coming to an end as cooler winds take temperatures back to the July norm.
Warm winter weather is causing worry for wine growers on southern Queensland's Granite Belt.
Recent rain in Queensland has helped boost cattle prices, with young organic cattle from the south west of the state selling for a record price of 554 cents per kilogram.