North America ACCESS Global Haines Index Summary

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About ACCESS Global

Australian Community Climate and Earth-System Simulator (ACCESS). Based upon the UK Met Office Unified Model system. ACCESS G is the global numerical forecast model operated by the BoM. It is run twice daily (00Z and 12Z) and provides forecast data out to 240 hours with a horizontal resolution of 80km and 50 vertical levels.

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Melbourne weather: Hail pelts outer suburbs as firefighters continue to battle French Island blaze

18:17 EDT

Parts of Melbourne have been pelted with golf-ball sized hailstones after thunderstorms rapidly moved across much of southern Victoria, bringing damaging winds and heavy rainfall.

Jumpers and raincoats needed for Melbourne & Adelaide

16:47 EDT

Temperatures well below average are forecast for Melbourne and Adelaide over the coming days, with some drizzly rain also adding to the chill factor.   Daytime temperatures are only expected to reach a top of 21 degrees on Monday in Melbourne, as a trough residing over the region keeps skies overcast and some possibly strong southerly winds persist throughout the day.

Heavy rain floods Helensvale caravan park on the Gold Coast, road collapses on Sunshine Coast

16:22 EDT

A road has partially collapsed on the Sunshine Coast in what the local council believe could have been caused by recent heavy rain.