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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Australian Antarctic Division unveils drill that will tell us what the weather was like 1 million years ago

17:49 EST

Technicians have developed a drill that will plunge 3 kilometres down into an Antarctic ice cap to extract the world's oldest continuous ice core, revealing what the weather was like 1 million years ago.

Spring equinox in Australia

17:45 EST

Monday marks the date of the spring equinox in Australia, with days to be longer than nights for the next six months.

Ten years on from Australia's 'Red Dawn' dust storm

14:53 EST

  It's been ten years since Sydney's infamous 'Red Dawn' dust storm, an event that ejected over 2 million tonnes of dirt into the Pacific Ocean.