Australians will shiver all week long if a cold blast continues to hit the country, while Melbourne is awake until the coldest day of the year.
There are severe wind warnings for Victoria and New South Wales as an icy explosion of the Antarctic movements in the south and east of the country.
Melbourne & # 39; s forecast maximum for Wednesday was a chilly 12C – lower than the average of 15.7 ° at this time of the year.
Weatherzone meteorologist Tom Hough told DailyMail Australia that it is still mild compared to the depths of Melbourne & # 39; s winter, but was probably the coldest day in the city since the beginning of September last year.
The people of Melbourne woke up with a chilly 12C – a reasonable way lower than the average of 15.7 ° at this time of the year
There are severe wind warnings for Victoria and New South Wales as the ice-cold Antarctic blast that crosses the country reaches its peak
Australians will shiver all week long if a cold blast continues to hit the country – while Melbourne is awake until the coldest day of the year
Thursday is only expected to heat up by one degree, while temperatures will reach mid-teens this weekend.
Another brief cold period will hit Melbourne on Monday before the city heats up again next week.
As the cold front spreads across southern Australia, damaging winds are expected for most of Victoria, including Central, Eastern Gippsland, Southwest, North Central, Northeast, West and South Gippsland and parts of Wimmera.
The cold and unstable west to southwest winds predicted an average of up to 90 km / h, while peak flights above 125 km / h were expected in the Alps.
Blizzard conditions were also expected to continue in alpine areas such as Warnambool, Ballarat, Geelong, Melbourne, Traralgon and Bairnsdale.
It is predicted that Thursday will be warmed up by just one degree, while the weekend is expected to reach mid-teens
Another brief cold period will hit Melbourne on Monday before the city heats up again next week
Snow was expected at an altitude of 600 meters in alpine areas, just a few days after the Victorian ski areas had their first major snowfall during the year.
& # 39; The cold front remains fairly strong across the entire Victorian coast for much of today and there are currently wind warnings for Victoria, NSW and Tasmania & # 39 ;, Mr. Hough said.
On the other hand, Sydneysiders see a warmer than average day on Wednesday, with temperatures for the port city at 21C.
Mr. Hough said that while the temperature is about average for a month and a half, it is expected to drop to 18C on Thursday.
Sydneysiders see a warmer day than average on Wednesday, with temperatures for the port city at 21C
The snow is expected to fall to 600 meters in alpine areas, just a few days after the Victorian ski areas had their first major snowfall during the year
& # 39; It's expected to be 20C on Friday and Saturday, and will remain in the high-teens until early next week & # 39 ;, he said.
However, the mornings are cooler than normal, with those who wake up in Sydney with a chilly 8C, lower than the average of 11.5C.
South of Sydney is told to settle for damaging weather as powerful west to northwest winds develop in southeastern parts of New South Wales.
Winds with peak gusts of 90 km per hour are predicted for the Illawarra, parts of the Central Tablelands, Southern Tablelands and Snowy Mountains districts.
Brisbane is expected to be calm as the temperature fluctuates around the low 20s, with most of the weekly forecast for 22C.
As with most of Southeast Australia, the mornings are expected to be cooler than normal for the southern part of the solar state, and wake up to 10C.
Despite the weather in Brisbane, parts of Queensland woke up in one of the coldest girls in May in decades, with some large parts of the state below 0C.
Bundaberg woke up on the coldest morning in May since 1968 and was at 5.5C just before 5 am
As with most of southeast Australia, the mornings are expected to be cooler than normal in the southern part of the solar state, and wake up to 10C
Residents of Darling Downs and South Burnett regions & # 39; s woke up on a frosty morning, with Oakey at -2.3C just after 6 o'clock in the morning.
Bundaberg woke up on the coldest morning in May since 1968 and was at 5.5C just before 5 am.
& # 39; The cold front on the south side reached a peak in the early hours of this morning for Adelaide, & # 39; said Hough.
Adelaide will reach a maximum of 14C on Wednesday, but is expected to heat up a bit later in the week.
Tasmania also has wind warnings in place when the cold front covers the state, with showers, cold temperatures and strong southwestern winds expected through Thursday.
Bureau of Meteorology reports the national duty guard and extreme meteorologist Jackson Browne to Daily Mail Australia the cold weather was not exceptional
While the snow fell on Sunday evening in Tasmania, the coldest day of the state is Wednesday, with Hobart just 10C.
However, Hobart is expected to reach the weekend in the mid-teens.
Bureau of Meteorology predictor of national duty and extreme weather meteorologist Jackson Browne told Daily Mail Australia that the cold weather was not exceptional.
& # 39; It's not a striking cold snap, so no records were broken, & # 39; he said.
& # 39; It's the everyday winter conditions. & # 39;
FIVE DAYS FORECAST IN YOUR CITY:
Wednesday: Low 12, High 21
Thursday: Low 8, High 18
Friday: Low 9, High 19
Saturday: Low 12, High 19
Sunday: Low 14, High 19
Wednesday: Low 8, High 12
Thursday: Low 7, High 13
Friday: Low 10, High 15
Saturday: Low 11, High 15
Sunday: Low 10, High 13
Wednesday: Low 10, High 23
Thursday: Low 11, High 21
Friday: Low 8, High 20
Saturday: Low 11, High 21
Sunday: Low 14, High 21
Wednesday: Low 21, High 32
Thursday: Low 22, High 32
Friday: Low 22, High 32
Saturday: Low 20, High 31
Sunday: Low 20, High 31
Source: Bureau of Meteorology
Wednesday: Layer 4, High 10
Thursday: Low 5, High 11
Friday: Low 8, High 15
Saturday: Low 7, High 15
Sunday: Low 7, High 14
Wednesday: Low 11, High 26
Thursday: Low 14, High 25
Friday: Low 13, High 23
Saturday: Low 11, High 25
Sunday: Low 10, High 24
Wednesday: Low 11, High 14
Thursday: Low 8, High 14
Friday: Low 6, High 16
Saturday: Low 8, High 16
Sunday: Low 8, High 17
Wednesday: Layer 3, High 11
Thursday: Low -2, High 12
Friday: Low -4, High 15
Saturday: Low 0, High 16
Sunday: Low -1, Max 15
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