Get your mittens out people, there’s snow on the horizon. An arctic front is set to hit Australia this weekend with snow, hail and chilly winds making their way up as far north as Queensland. Finally, a snow day may be a legitimate reason to chuck a sickie, Brisbanites.
So where’s it going to snow? According to reports, a cold front will sweep up from South Australia through Victoria and New South Wales before making its way to southern Queensland.
There’s going to be hail, thunderstorms, rain, snow and all kinds of freaky weather. Winter is (finally) coming! The mercury is set to drop below -3 in some parts of Queensland, including Stanthorpe. Time to light the fire and pull out the red wine. In Brisbane we can expect temperatures to sit at around 9 – yiiikess!
Apart from fretting about whether your car will get hailed on, there’s plenty of stuff to do in Brisbane when the mercury sits below our usual 25. Here’s our guide to coping in the cold.
How to survive the cold front:
- Brisbane’s cosiest cafes
- Brisbane’s best soups
- 50 Truths about Brisbane’s Winter
- Brisbane’s best roasts
- Brisbane’s cosiest bars
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