Antarctic blast to bring cold weather, rain and snow to south-eastern Australia

Antarctic blast to bring cold weather, rain and snow to south-eastern Australia

The Guardian

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Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart will get their first taste of winter this weekend as cyclone menaces WA

Sydney, Melbourne and Hobart will kiss goodbye to the sunshine this weekend when a “polar blast” of icy air will send temperatures plummeting on Sunday, bringing rain, snow and even hail in some regions.

Jonathan How, a meteorologist at the Bureau of Meteorology, said a cold front expected for Friday would be followed by a second front on Saturday, created by a “polar blast” moving north from the Antarctic.

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