Snow minus one temperatures as ‘Antarctic blob’ hits parts of NSW, Victoria and Canberra.
Snow falling at Gurnang, NSW Saturday. Parts of Australia wake up to heavy snow fall.Scenes from Oberon on the NSW Central Tablelands after overnight snow.
People living in the southeast of Australia have been enjoying rare snowfall brought on by Antarctic air.
New South Wales, Victoria, the Australia Capital Territory and the island state of Tasmania have experienced snow.
“We’ve seen light #snow make it to #Canberra today, and yes even heard a few rogue flakes landed on Parliament House,” in the nation’s capital, the Bureau of Meteorology said on Twitter.
The bureau said that more than one metre (3.3ft) of snow had fallen in a number of alpine regions, with the cold weather likely to remain for several days.
The wild winds and heavy snow led to the closure of some roads.