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Residents of Melbourne woke up on the coldest day of the city in 19 years to find streets that were flooded with icy snow, wet snow and black ice that caused chaos

Residents of Melbourne woke up in the coldest city of the city in 19 years to find streets that were flooded with icy snow, black ice and black ice – causing chaos on the roads.

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The coldest place in Melbourne on Wednesday morning was Ferny Creek in the Dandenong Ranges, which reached 4C at 7.20 a.m.

& # 39; If this maximum temperature is not exceeded on Thursday morning at 9:00 am, this is the coldest day in the city since 2000 & # 39 ;, according to a WeatherZone statement.

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Residents of Melbourne woke up on the coldest day of the city in 19 years to find streets that were flooded with icy snow, wet snow and black ice that caused chaos

Residents of Melbourne woke up on the coldest day of the city in 19 years to find streets that were flooded with icy snow, wet snow and black ice that caused chaos

It already looked like the coldest day since the turn of the millennium in Melbourne, when residents had to fight against wet snow, melting snow and sleet on the roads.

It already looked like the coldest day since the turn of the millennium in Melbourne, when residents had to fight against wet snow, melting snow and sleet on the roads.

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It already looked like the coldest day since the turn of the millennium in Melbourne, when residents had to fight against wet snow, melting snow and sleet on the roads.

The highest measured temperature in Melbourne on Wednesday was only 10.6C from 4 p.m.

It already looked like the coldest day since the turn of the millennium in Melbourne, when residents had to fight against wet snow, melting snow and sleet on the road.

& # 39; The chill in the middle of the week is caused by a large source of cold air from the Southern Ocean that flows over Victoria. In addition to this wintry air mass, cloud and showers also limited warming in Melbourne on Wednesday, & the statement continued.

Many residents went to social media to share videos and images of the icy conditions that cover many Melbourne and the surrounding Victoria in the south.

Ballarat, northwest of Melbourne, even saw the first snowfall of the year on Wednesday with a number of residents sharing images of the snow with Twitter.

Ballarat was the only large center that received snow with many other smaller alpine areas that were covered.

Ballarat, northwest of Melbourne, even saw the first snowfall of the year on Wednesday with a number of residents sharing the snow on Twitter
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Ballarat, northwest of Melbourne, even saw the first snowfall of the year on Wednesday with a number of residents sharing the snow on Twitter

Ballarat, northwest of Melbourne, even saw the first snowfall of the year on Wednesday with a number of residents sharing the snow on Twitter

Ballarat was the only large center that received snow with many other smaller alpine areas that were covered

Ballarat was the only large center that received snow with many other smaller alpine areas that were covered

Ballarat was the only large center that received snow with many other smaller alpine areas that were covered

Bureau of Meteorology senior predictor Tom Delamotte told AAP the higher peaks in the Otways, Strezlecki and Macedon Rangers were in for a dusting of snow.

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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.

A Melbourne driver, only named as Sarah, shared images of her dangerous urge to work with 3AW radio.

Her video seems to show a Huntingdale street in the southeast of the city covered with a layer of ice or ice, some even claim it was a layer of snow.

The radio station has shared images with its social media to gauge the laps of its listeners.

Many residents went to social media to share videos & images of the icy conditions that cover many Melbourne and the surrounding Victoria in the south
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Many residents went to social media to share videos & images of the icy conditions that cover many Melbourne and the surrounding Victoria in the south

Many residents went to social media to share videos & images of the icy conditions that cover many Melbourne and the surrounding Victoria in the south

& # 39; I live around the corner from where this video was made, decided to have some fun & # 39 ;, a user wrote next to a photo of mini snowman she had built.

A number of other people supported the claim that snow fell.

& # 39; This was also Clayton at 4:40 pm was only 2-3 minutes out of the car and came back to this & # 39 ;, another resident wrote next to a photo of snow on her windshield.

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However, a Bureau of Meteorology Daily Mail Australia predictor predicted Huntingdale was experiencing a five to ten minute downpour of small hail that created icy silt conditions.

Bureau of Meteorology meteorologist Diana Eadie also said that a series of cold fronts brought the cold, wet and windy conditions in southeast Australia.

& # 39; A high-pressure system will enter behind the front and lead a much colder southern air stream over the southeast, we will see snow levels drop at 500 to 800 meters across alpine areas, with widespread frost. & # 39;

The wind exceeded 50 km / h in most areas around Melbourne with the strongest winds registered in Fawkner Beacon at 85 km / h.

The cold conditions will continue in much of Victoria's southern region, with Melbourne forecast for a low of 7C on Thursday.

The cold conditions will continue in much of Victoria's southern region, with Melbourne forecast for a low of 7C on Thursday

The cold conditions will continue in much of Victoria's southern region, with Melbourne forecast for a low of 7C on Thursday

The cold conditions will continue in much of Victoria's southern region, with Melbourne forecast for a low of 7C on Thursday

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