Australia’s east gets early taste of winter as temperatures plunge below zero

Australia’s east gets early taste of winter as temperatures plunge below zero

The Guardian

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‘Polar blast’ sends chill from Queensland to Tasmania, while in Victoria rough seas lift boulders on to roads and injure young fairy penguins

Australia’s eastern seaboard has shivered through an early taste of winter, with many places experiencing the coldest start to the day this year.

Temperatures in the single digits were recorded at various locations from southern Queensland through to Victoria, with inland areas dropping below zero.

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