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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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.

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Scientists make accidental breakthrough that could lead to drought-proof crops

14:40 EST

A group of Australian National University (ANU) scientists have made a major breakthrough that could improve Australia's food security during drought.

Chilly Thursday for Tasmania

13:55 EST

A wintry blast will bring rain, hail, blustery winds and low level snow to Tasmania on Thursday.

Climate scientists reveal their fears for the future

09:10 EST

Cradling her newborn baby girl, heatwave expert Sarah Perkins Kirkpatrick admits to feeling torn between the joy of motherhood and anxiety over her first-born child's future.