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Canberra gets chilly: cold front to hit the ACT

Henry Belot Warm afternoon comes before one the coldest fronts to cross the territory since spring.

Australia basks in record warmth with cold blast weeks away

Spell of warmth was historic this autumn.

Peter Hannam Much of Australia has been basking in an exceptionally lengthy last-autumn warm spell that has set records in a wide arc from Brisbane to Adelaide, the Bureau of Meteorology said.

Sudden storms plunge greater Sydney into cold, dark chaos

SPORT A storm hits Randwick Races, delaying the 8th race on Saturday 15 March 2014.  Pic JENNY EVANS

Manuel Mitternacht Heavy rain storms swept over the Sydney basin and from the mid-central coast down to Kiama on Saturday afternoon.

Cold winds, rain deliver a freezing day

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Adrian Lowe and Stephen Cauchi Winds and humidity push the apparent temperature below freezing in the CBD and northern suburbs.

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Cold, rain and hail set to hit Victoria on Tuesday

Wind and storms are expected in Melbourne.

Jessica Wright As commuters make their way into work this morning, they would be forgiven for thinking they had been temporarily transported to more southern climes - like Antarctica.

Canberra cold snap revives winter a week after fire alerts

Snowfall at Thredbo.

Tom McIlroy Canberra's wet weather is set to continue for the rest of Monday, with forecasters predicting another 5 to 10 millimeters.

Cold weather no llama drama

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University of Sydney Student Andre James with the Alpacas on a cold foggy winter morning at Alpaca Magic farm near Sutton.
The Canberra Times
26 July 2013
Photo Jay Cronan

Ian Warden On these bitterly frosty mornings the shuddering humans of Canberra and region might envy the alpacas and llamas of Glynda Bluhm's Alpaca Magic property near Sutton.

Canberra's weekend weather to change from hot to cold

Jakob Zupancic (4), from Garran at Phillip pool on Thursday afternoon enjoyiong the warmer weather.

Hamish Boland-Rudder It’s hot then it’s cold, it’s wet then it snows. Or at least that’s what the current forecast predicts for Canberra and the surrounding region over the weekend and into early next week.

Easing winds and a cold snap to help firefighters

NEWS-NCH Police close Redhead Road Redhead.
Photo by PHIL HEARNE  Thursday 24th October 2013.

Peter Hannam Moderating winds are likely to see the threat from bushfires recede over coming days before another day of danger next Tuesday, forecasters say.

Rain buckets down as Melbourne is caught in cold snap

Rain pours in Melbourne.

Deborah Gough Just 17 days from summer and Melbourne is awash with rain – cold rain.

Record cold clocked in Antarctica

Antarctica

A new look at NASA satellite data says the earth has set a new record for lowest temperature recorded.

Floriade set for a cool, wet last week as cold front looms

Olive Anderson, 4, visiting from Coffs Harbour, during a song at Floriade yesterday.

Brittany Mitchell Today could be one of the last days to catch Floriade in the dry before the festival wraps up on Sunday.

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Some like it cold as sea life moves south

David Wroe Ocean species that used to live off Sydney half a century ago now inhabit the Southern Ocean as climate change drives fish, plankton and microbes to colder waters, a scientific snapshot of marine...

Cold snap and petrol shortage raise tension

New York City.

New York temperatures plummeted and tension soared as petrol supplies continued to dwindle despite frantic efforts to bring in fuel.

Cold, hard figures to tackle Arctic melt

Arctic.

Ben Cubby THE massive release of methane and other gases from the Arctic will make it tougher to meet human greenhouse gas cuts, but the scale of the problem will still be determined by how much fossil fuel is...

Bikinis then brollies as state runs hot and cold

Claire Fitzsimons goes for a walk in the snow. Yes, it's summer in Mt Hotham.

Adrian Lowe Sweltering one day, shivering the next - that's the prospect Melburnians face this weekend, continuing the city's up-and-down weather of the past fortnight.

It's raining snow, as Canberra shivers through cold blast

Snow Matthew bowers of queanbeyan near corin Forrest.

Hamish Boland-Rudder While his younger sister Emily sat huddled up in the warm car, Matthew Bowers launched into the snow for the first time in his life and soon the snowballs were flying.

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Wild winds accompany Canberra cold snap

Canberra weather

Larissa Nicholson There are black outs across Canberra today with high winds causing interuptions to electricity supply, mostly in the south of the city.

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Spring's almost sprung but a cold blast awaits

Spring weather.

Annabel Ross Flowers are blossoming, birds are chirping, spring is in the air. Or is it?

Heat provides little cheer, but pub has cold beer

Woman hanging the washing.

Stephanie Gardiner BEFORE there was air conditioning Hay residents would hang sheets drenched in cold water on the line and stand underneath to enjoy the cool breeze.