Record-breaking cold across New South Wales and Victoria. Some towns recorded their coldest morning ever – not just for the date, but the coldest morning EVER.
The mercury in the NSW town of Deniliquin, close to the Murray River, sank to -5.6C on Sunday morning — the coldest in 110 years.
It was even colder further north across New South Wales and Victoria, where some towns recordied their coldest morning ever.
Early on Saturday morning, the nation’s capital fell to -8.7C, the coldest in 46 years. Three consecutive nights below -7C was also a first for 46 years.
Goulburn fell to -10C on Sunday, it’s coldest start to the day in 17 years. It was only a little better on Monday morning at -9.4C.
Elsewhere in Victoria, the temperature in the Latrobe Valley dropped to -4.8C, the coldest in three decades. Sale’s low of -6.6C on Monday was its coldest ever – coldest EVER.