Icy weather looms for Tasmania
Friday May 7, 2021 – 13:24 EST
A flurry of cold fronts is about to send surges of wintry weather across Tasmania, resulting in blustery showers and low-level snow.
Friday’s weather across Tasmania is not too bad by most people’s standards. Despite a few showers, northwesterly winds are keeping temperatures several degrees above average in most parts of the state.
Hobart had already reached 21ºC by lunchtime on Friday, which is almost 7ºC above average for this time of year.
But like most spells of warm weather in Tasmania this close to winter, it won’t last long.
Friday’s northwesterly winds are flowing ahead of an approaching cold front….