November 16, 2006

Snow hasn’t fallen yet where I live (far away from Australia), but the cold weather surprised Victoria. Arround Melbourne, snow fell. For instance, in Ballarat, where this picture was taken.

Snow in Ballarat

In two weeks times, it will be summer in Australia. But the snowstorms and the rain are welcome, writes the Herald Sun. Every two or three novembers, Victoria gets so bad weather. “The current rainfall is certainly very welcome in helping to reduce consumption and providing a good soaking for parks and gardens,” Melbourne Water spokesman Ben Pratt said. “However, spring rainfall totals to date are only about half of the 30-year average expected in the catchments.”


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