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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Cyclone Marcus and Cyclone Nora joined by two other systems as storms converge on Australia

10:49 EDT

A very active cyclone season is stepping up around the Australian tropics, with the Bureau of Meteorology monitoring four significant systems spiralling around the country's north.

Cyclone Nora: BOM warns system may brew into category three storm in Gulf of Carpentaria

10:23 EDT

A severe category three tropical cyclone could develop off the Queensland coast on Saturday, the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned.

World Meteorological Day: Five things we've learned about our weird weather

07:46 EDT

The eruptions and convulsions of our planet's weather are a formidable source of awe and wonder, a daily news cycle of feast, famine, comfort, despair, and a 32 per cent chance of wet hair.