Snow, hail, storms and fog hit as autumn weather kicks in across Australia
April 09, 2012
SNOW, hail, storms and fog strike as autumn weather plays havoc with Easter weekend celebrations across the country.
While Perth was hit with unusual fog, snow and hail fell in Victoria today, the coldest day of the year so far.
Melbourne reached what is expected to be its maximum temperature of 16.8C just after 1pm – the lowest top since November 2.
Hail has been reported in several areas, including at the AFL blockbuster between Hawthorn and Geelong at the MCG.
The weather bureau said a chilly air blowing up from the south has kept temperatures below the April average of 21C.
Snow has fallen in several parts of the state with sub-zero temperatures in the Victorian Alps