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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Cyclone Kelvin hits Kimberley coast bringing 'perfect storm' for flooding

11:36 EDT

Cyclone Kelvin has been upgraded to a category two system as it crosses the northern coast of Western Australia, with the storm bringing even more rain to the drenched region.

Cattle on the move as graziers give up on wet season in drought-stricken Queensland

10:37 EDT

There is an exodus of cattle leaving drought-stricken parts of western Queensland as graziers give up on seeing a wet season, two months before the rains are usually due to finish.

Cyclone threat downgraded for northern WA but record rain swamps Broome

18:12 EDT

A tropical low that is expected to build into a cyclone has dumped record-breaking rainfall on the town of Broome, swamping the town centre and prompting men to duck-dive in flooded roads to salvage cars.