Thursday, October 2, 2008

Record chills hit August

IT HAS been the coldest start to August in 13 years, bringing heavy snowfalls in the ski fields and record low temperatures elsewhere.

After an unseasonably warm start to winter, temperatures in July and August have been colder than average, setting records across NSW.

"Between August 7 and 12, places like Glen Innes have broken temperature records that had stood for more than 40 years," a spokeswoman from the Bureau of Meteorology said.

Full story here.

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