Sydney shivers through coldest September morning in 17 years

Sydney shivers through coldest September morning in 17 years

http://www.weatherzone.com.au
September 1, 2012

On the first day of spring it was shivering cold in Sydney, with the city experiencing its coldest September morning in 17 years.

This makes it the coldest morning of the year, and the coldest start to spring in 45 years.

Both Canberra Airport and Goulburn also experienced their coldest September nights on records, plummetting to -6.8 degrees and -7.4 degrees respectively.

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Skiers and snowboarders rejoice as Gore Effect hits Australia!

Al Gore praises inspirational Australia

Canberra Times
August 21, 2012

…Labelling Australia one of the “canaries in the coalmine” for the effects of global warming, Mr Gore told a breakfast launch in Canberra of a new Climate Commission report there was much cause for optimism about global efforts to solve the problem…

Snowy businesses gear up for bumper week

Weatherzone
August 20, 2012

Business operators in the New South Wales Snowy Mountains are gearing up for the biggest week of the season after the best snowfalls in nearly 10 years

Snow flurries as state hit by cold blast

News.com.au
August 18, 2012

SKIERS and snowboarders were last night rejoicing – Thredbo reported more than 60cm of new snow since Thursday afternoon.

Snow flurries were also recorded across much of inland NSW, including Canberra, Katoomba and Oberon as the cold front moved north.

The Great Western Highway between Bathurst and Mount Lambie was closed in both directions earlier this morning due to alpine conditions.

Strong winds also battered Sydney yesterday as another cold front rolled across the state, sending temperatures plunging, cutting power supplies and bringing down trees…

Bureau of Meteorology says Sydney set for a cold, cold, weekend

Bureau of Meteorology says Sydney set for a cold, cold, weekend

http://www.heraldsun.com.au
August 10, 2012

…But the cold snap is not all bad news, producing the heaviest snowfalls so far this winter over the southern ranges.

“Fresh snow over the past two days has averaged around 20cm across downhill ski resorts, the heaviest snowfall in over a month,” The Weather Channel’s senior meteorologist Tom Saunders said.

“The higher slopes of Perisher have received the most snow with around 50cm but lower resorts and slopes have only picked up about 10cm.”

Perisher Resort recorded its highest snow depth reading since 2004…

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Australia: Coldest August morning in 12 years

Freezing morning in NSW as ice closes roads

http://www.smh.com.au
August 2, 2012

Parts of New South Wales endured the coldest August morning in 12 years as fog and frost descended on the state.

The Central West Slopes and Plains had their lowest August temperatures since 2000 this morning, Weatherzone meteorologist Ben Domensino said.

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