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About ACCESS Global

Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS). Based upon the UK Met Office Unified Model system. ACCESS G is the global numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. It is run twice daily (00Z and 12Z) and provides forecast data out to 240 hours with a horizontal resolution of 25km and 70 vertical levels.

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Burst of summer heat prompts fire ban in Sydney

10:00 EDT

Authorities have issued a total fire ban for Sydney today as the city's residents brace for the warmest day so far this season.

Sydney weather: Temperatures forecast to push past 40C in western parts of the city

06:46 EDT

Temperatures in Sydney's west are expected to soar above 40 degrees Celsius today, while the city's east should be spared thanks to a sea breeze.

What is a heatwave?

15:40 EDT

A large portion of Australia is being affected by heatwave conditions this week.