Once-in-century October snow across South Australia

Once-in-century October snow across SA

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
October 11, 2012

Rare at any time, there has been October snow across some southern areas of South Australia.

The weather bureau in Adelaide said the last reports of snowfall in the Adelaide and neighbouring Mount Lofty Ranges region in October were a century ago.
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Snow blankets the greater Sydney region

http://www.abc.net.au
12 October, 2012

Snow has fallen across a large part of NSW and the ACT, closing roads and disrupting public transport.

Goulburn residents woke to snow this morning, as did people in Katoomba, Mt Blackheath, Mt Victoria and Mittagong. There have been reports of snow in the Blue Mountains and Southern Highlands, while Canberra has received 10 centimetres.
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Snow hits Australia in the middle of Spring

http://www.bbc.co.uk
12 October, 2012

A cold snap has covered parts of Australia’s east coast with a blanket of snow, in the middle of spring.

Motorists were left stranded in the Blue Mountains west of Sydney, while power lines were downed, trees uprooted and ferries cancelled due to high winds and hail in coastal areas.

Residents in Katoomba described the snowfall as the heaviest they had seen.
See BBC video here

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One Response to “Once-in-century October snow across South Australia”

  1. ross

    mate you are worth a million bucks…keep up the good work :-) what i really like is when the weather “guys” make a big deal of ONE hot day and ignore 20 freezing ones,,,, what’s the story? will they lose their jobs if they read the thermometer accurately?

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