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Summer Snows Hits Victoria Again

Another summer in Australia and more snow in Victoria:

IT MIGHT still be summer, but already there is snow in the air.

A 10-minute flurry of snow hit Mount Hotham about 4.30 pm yesterday as Victoria was hit by a sudden, sharp cold snap.

Blair Trewin, from the weather bureau’s national climate centre, said while alpine snow was rare in February, it was "not as extraordinary as people think".

Locals at Mount Hotham told The Age that the last time it snowed in February was in 2004.  [The Age]

This summers snow still hasn’t matched last summers snow that blanketed large areas of Victoria.