Australia Sees More Heavy Snow


The latest snowstorm to hit the ski resorts is the biggest so far.  It’s not so good in neighbouring New Zealand with resorts in South America now opening. NEW

It’s turning into one of the best starts to the Australian ski season in recent years.

In places half a metre of snow has fallen over the weekend and into Monday.

There are above average snow depths for the time of year as the main part of the season approaches.

Perisher in New South Wales now claims a base of over 1m.

It’s none too shabby in neighbouring Thredbo.

The snow and high winds have caused some access roads and lifts to close bit conditions should be good when the weather clears.

Falls Creek was one resort affected:

Meanwhile the season in New Zealand has improved but more snow is needed to get things back on track.

We reported on the situation earlier:

Elsewhere in the Southern hemisphere resorts are opening in South America after a slow start to proceeding.

Do check back as we will be updating this article….

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