Snow hits southeast Queensland

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PARTS of southeast Queensland look more like snowfields this morning as the winter chill continues across the east of Australia.


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According to Weatherzone, temperatures dipped well below freezing in Stanthorpe, near the Qld/NSW border, this morning and are only expected to get up to 6 degrees during the day.

It’s all due to that ‘Antartic Vortex’ that is engulfing eastern Australia at the moment, bring cold temperatures, chilly winds and plenty of snow to some parts of the country.

It’s not that cold here on the Gold Coast, with temperatures sitting around 7 degrees at the Seaway and Coolangatta, although the fresh breeze is making things feel a little cooler.

Social media has blown up with photos of the rare event in Stanthorpe. Check them out below.

Photo: Nine News Brisbane Twitter

Photo: Nine News Brisbane Twitte

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Photo: @Samdawson01 Twitter

 

Photo: Eammon Atkinson ‏@EAtkinson7

Photo: Eammon Atkinson ‏@EAtkinson7

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Photo: Eammon Atkinson ‏@EAtkinson7

 

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