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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Queensland's weather outlook for summer forecasts less cyclones, more severe bushfires

14:20 EDT

Fewer cyclones are forecast but the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) has warned a "dangerous cocktail" is brewing for the remainder of Queensland's fire season.

Japan's flooding from space

10:06 EDT

Satellite images have revealed the scale of flooding in Japan as the clouds clear behind Typhoon Hagibis.

Prime Minister and NSW Premier announce $1b funding for Wyangala, Dungowan dam projects

09:17 EDT

A billion-dollar package to upgrade or build new dams in drought-afflicted NSW regions is expected to put "bulldozers in the ground" next year, the Liberal-National coalition has said.