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.
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Snow arrives with the Spring in Spain

Snow arrives with the Spring in Spain

http://www.typicallyspanish.com
Mar 19, 2012

Spring arrives at 6.41am on Tuesday with 21 Spanish provinces on alert for cold, wind, and snow. Several provinces of Andalucía, Castilla-La Mancha, Valencia and Aragón are on alert for snow.

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Australia: Cold snap set to bring snow in Spring

Cold snap set to bring snow in Spring

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au
October 05, 2009

VICTORIANS have been warned to brace for a springtime cold snap, with freak conditions to bring rain and snow.

The Bureau of Meteorology predicts temperatures will drop to the low teens tomorrow and Wednesday as a front blows in from southwestern Tasmania.

“We will have a couple of days where we will struggle to get above the low to mid teens and there will be snow down to 600 or 800 metres,” forecaster Peter Newham said.

He said heavy snow in early spring had been rare in the past 50 years.

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Fresh snow on four continents

Fresh snow on four continents

http://www.snowboardclub.co.uk
30 September 2009

- Fresh snow in Europe.
- Fresh snow in New Zealand as season winds down.
- Fresh snow in Australia leads some resorts to extend season.
- Fresh snow for Whistler as Olympic season draws near.
- Fresh snow in Chile and Argentina

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Denver: Spring snow welcomed at ski areas

Spring snow shuts down 80-mile stretch of I-70

http://www.oregonlive.com
17 April 2009

The storm was welcomed at ski areas, though, where the economic downturn has reduced bookings more than 8 percent from last year at some resorts.

On Friday, the slopes were packed with late-season skiers and snowboarders taking their final runs of the season most resorts close Sunday.

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