Spring in Australia marred by snow, hail a chicken egg, floods

The strongest cyclone to hit the east coast of Australia. For the southern hemisphere is a very unusual phenomenon. Now there's the spring.

But to replace the hot sun on the inhabitants of the Green Continent fallen snow. And even in places — the city, and an unusually large — about the size of a hen's egg. Black ice on the roads and as a result — dozens of accidents.

In some areas, snow fell so much that it melted, it led to floods. Damaged power lines: no light left about 5,000 homes. Many people had to be evacuated.

No casualties has not done. One man was killed when his car fell a tree felled by the wind. According to weather forecasts, the cold will hold on to the coast for a few days.

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