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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 80km and 50 vertical levels.

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Penrith gets month's worth of rain in one hour, more wet weather expected for NSW

08:48 EDT

The rain bucketed down in western Sydney last night, with more than a month's worth falling in just an hour.

Lightning can be deadly, but forecasters can't tell us where and when it will strike

08:37 EDT

It's one of the world's most dangerous weather phenomena, but you will never hear the word "lightning" mentioned in a forecast.

Farmer's heartbreak watching rain pass him by

06:20 EDT

As the crow flies, pastoralists Lachlan Gall and Brendan Cullen live about 100 kilometres apart in the far west of New South Wales.