Thursday, November 16, 2006

from Antartic

Yesterday the weather brought snow to Melbourne, Canberra and Hobart and wild hail storms to southern Queensland.

Melbournians shivered through the coldest November day in more than a decade - a chilly 8C - while some areas of the state recorded the first November snowfalls in 23 years. Much of the east coast was shaking off the effects of a cold snap that saw temperatures plunge across Victoria and heavy snowfalls just a fortnight before the start of summer.

And further north, storms lashed southeast Queensland, cutting power to more than 30,000 homes, as hailstones and gales brought down trees and powerlines, damaging houses and cars.

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It was quite cold yesterday. The weather has been quite bizarre lately. Hot days followed by cold days. Sunny and later rain (and even snow too ;)). This must be some sign of global warming, I think...

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