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Brisbane has endured its coldest Might day in a century with the mercury hitting 15C at about 1pm on Friday – and the chilly snap is right here to remain.
Together with wind chill the obvious temperature was even colder – dropping to 10C at 3pm, in accordance with the Bureau of Meteorology.
The chilly snap wasn’t simply confined to the north with New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia additionally experiencing an icy weekend courtesy of chilly fronts sweeping over the states.
Australians have been warned to brace for persevering with chilly climate because the week progresses and we head into winter, with most main cities forecast with maximums of 20C or decrease on Sunday.
The chilly fronts additionally imply the moist climate will proceed with giant areas of the nation forecast to expertise overcast circumstances and showers.
In New South Wales the chilly fronts introduced wind, rain and even snow in some locations such because the Blue Mountains and Bathurst.
On Saturday in Sydney, a extreme climate warning was issued as large waves battered lots of the metropolis’s browsing seashores, together with Bondi.
A layer of chilly dry air, rain and thick cloud cowl is inflicting the unseasonal climate.
‘That acts form of like an evaporative air conditioner,’ meteorologist Lauren Pattie mentioned on Friday.
Ms Pattie additionally mentioned the cool climate is anticipated to persist into subsequent week, with frost doable in some areas from Sunday.
Her Bureau colleague, meteorologist Rosa Hoff agreed, saying the chilly climate would proceed into Sunday.
Brisbane is forecast to drop to only 9C in a single day, earlier than warming as much as a prime of 21C by noon, she mentioned.
The final time Brisbane hit a prime of 15C like on Saturday was in 1922 – with different regional centres additionally breaking decades-long information.
Longreach and Charleville within the state’s mid-west had their lowest Might most temperatures in 50 years at 14.6C and 13.2C respectively.
Sydney on Saturday reached a most of 17C however the obvious temperature was decrease, factoring in wind chill and the overcast circumstances.
There shall be extra chilly climate in Sydney on Sunday with a minimal of 12C and a most of 20C forecast together with showers.
In the meantime, Melbourne residents might want to rug up with the town set for a most of simply 16C on Sunday and related temperatures forecast for the remainder of the week.
In Western Australia, ex-category one tropical cyclone Mangga introduced rain and gusty winds to Cocos Keeling Islands, off the state’s northwest coast.
The stays of the system are anticipated to mix with a chilly entrance to the south creating wind gusts of as much as 100km/h alongside the entire of the west coast.
And Canberra will see the mercury plunge to an in a single day temperature of 4C on Sunday after which rise to only 14C in the course of the day.
The chilly climate additionally prompted the Bureau of Meteorology to concern a warning to graziers in regional areas to keep watch over their flocks with frosts anticipated in some locations.
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