Europe GFS MSL Pressure/Thickness/Rainfall +96 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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.
Parts of south-east Queensland have been hit with more than 200 millimetres of rain, stranding people in flash flooding and causing schools to remain closed on Friday.
NSW floods: SES evacuation orders and warnings for Murwillumbah and Tweed Heads areas as rescues underway
An evacuation order has been issued by the SES for areas around Murwillumbah, Condong and Tumbulgum, with further warnings in place for areas around Tweed Heads, as floodwaters threaten towns and properties in northern NSW.
A number of central Queensland coal mines operated by BHP Billiton and Glencore remain shut due to torrential rain as ex-Tropical Cyclone Debbie continued to make its way through the state.