Europe GFS MSL Pressure/Thickness/Rainfall +120 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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
Victoria is being hit with strong winds as the weather bureau warns of gusts of up to 100 kilometres per hour and possible thunderstorms.
Tropical cyclones have long posed a serious threat to Queensland coastal communities, but after almost every disaster there have been lessons learnt to help people better prepare.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie is just hours from reaching the northern Queensland coast.