Abnormally cold weather, come to the south of Australia, brought to the country the first in the last hundred years, the October snowfall. Such events do not remember even older Australians. White veil taker has hidden land at Mount Lofty and southern Flinders chain, in the east and north of Adelaide, South Australia. More low-lying areas of the snow never came, there was observed a drop in temperature to +4,4 ° C and rain.
All residents of the South Australian were in shock of this happening, and readily removed suddenly fallen out of season snow on cameras and camcorders. Wonder dignity and decrease of temperature, since the lower limit of normal temperature in Adelaide is about +10 ° C, and the top in + ° 20C.
Despite its anomalous. Event was joyful for most farmers, as well as snow at higher elevations (450 to 600 m), and rain in the lowlands may mean additional moisture for the upcoming planting season to the fields, and therefore, more bountiful harvest.
Despite the long-awaited rainfall, wind speeds of up to 88 km / h was a real challenge for the South Australians. Wind gusts knocked down a few trees, one of which fell on a car near a shopping center in Adelaide. Presumably, the snow in the middle of the Australian spring, was brought by the storm of the Southern Ocean that separates Antarctica and Australia.