NZ: ‘Unusual’ chill set to ease
June 1, 2009
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1 June 2009
A cold snap has struck South Canterbury, with blizzard-type conditions hitting parts of the region.
MetService staff said temperatures were bitterly cold in the South Island, with a high of just 6 degrees in Timaru yesterday.