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About GFS

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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Tropical Cyclone Marcus is heading for Perth, but you don't need to panic

14:50 EDT

Forecasters say a severe tropical cyclone set to curve around the WA coast towards Perth is the strongest of the season, but have assured the public there is no cause for alarm.

Cyclone season in full swing

13:57 EDT

The second tropical cyclone in the space of a week may develop to the north of Australia during the coming days.

Darkness descending on Australia

16:55 EDT

The March Equinox occurs in Australia on Wednesday morning, marking the end of the astronomical summer in the southern hemisphere.