North America GFS Surface Temperature/Wind Summary

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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 The GFS superceded the AVN and MRF models, on which it is largely based.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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Fewer tropical cyclones, not necessarily weaker

14:53 EDT

The Bureau of Meteorology are tipping fewer tropical cyclones than usual during the upcoming Australian cyclone season, which starts next month.

Queensland's weather outlook for summer forecasts fewer cyclones, more severe bushfires

14:31 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.