Snow comes early to NSW alpine region

By on April 19, 2013


Thredbo, following its snow fall announcement this morning. Image: Supplied Provide: Supplied

the primary snow has fallen in the NSW alpine region, two months in advance of the reliable ski season.

4 centimetres of snow was once recorded overnight, and live snow cameras at Thredbo village showed a blanket of white on the higher slopes.

“it is nice, it started early this morning and It’s however falling calmly now,” says Thredbo spokeswoman Susie Diver.

“Which you must have snow at any time of the year on the other hand from April onwards we begin getting common snowfalls. Then we begin snowmaking in may for the season when it opens on the June lengthy-weekend.”

A Bureau of Meteorology spokesman stated rain just about the NSW and Victoria border contributed to the early snow, which additionally put a light dusting on the Brindabella Ranges.

“it’s rather seemingly Charlotte Cross may also have some blizzard, on account of they are up better,” the spokesman mentioned.

Extreme winds and further snow are anticipated inside the area for the rest of the day.

A extreme climate warning is still in place for damaging winds of 65km/h with top gusts of 110km/h for increased areas within the Snowy Mountains.

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