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Australia’s WILD summer of snow, cyclones and floods

Sunny summer days seem to be behind us for now as the country is battered with snow, cyclones and floods.

Australia is showing no signs of typical January weather as Tasmania is covered in a sprinkling of snow.

Parts of The Great Lakes received a white dusting of snow on Wednesday where Liawenee, about 147 kilometres north of Hobart, was expected to reach 11C.

 

Sunny summer days seem to be behind us as parts of the country is battered with snow (pictured)

Tasmania is covered in a sprinkling of snow which Great Lake Hotel captured on camera

Tasmania is covered in a sprinkling of snow which Great Lake Hotel captured on camera

Parts of The Central Highlands received a white dusting of snow on Wednesday (pictured)  about 147 kilometres north of Hobart

Parts of The Central Highlands received a white dusting of snow on Wednesday (pictured) about 147 kilometres north of Hobart

The Great Lake Hotel, in the Central Highlands - centre of Tasmania, was covered by the snow shower Wednesday morning in 'light flurries' (pictured) 

The Great Lake Hotel, in the Central Highlands – centre of Tasmania, was covered by the snow shower Wednesday morning in ‘light flurries’ (pictured) 

Incredible photos of the summer snow were shared online as the flakes turned 4WDs and hotels white. 

The Great Lake Hotel, in the Central Highlands – centre of Tasmania, was covered by the snow shower Wednesday morning in ‘light flurries’. 

Meanwhile, the Bureau of Meterology (BoM) issued a cyclone warning to Queensland.

There is a chance a tropical cyclone could hit just off the Queensland coast, northwest of the Coral Sea. 

BoM warned the chance of a cyclone hitting offshore was moderate on Thursday and high on Friday, however it is expected to stay ‘away from the Queensland coast’.

The top end of Australia has also been battered with heavy floods, contributing to the country’s wild summer. 

Meanwhile, the top end of Australia has also been battered with heavy floods (pictured)

Meanwhile, the top end of Australia has also been battered with heavy floods (pictured)

Parts of Northern Territory and Western Australia were smashed with a superstorm, flooding many towns Tuesday morning (pictured)

Parts of Northern Territory and Western Australia were smashed with a superstorm, flooding many towns Tuesday morning (pictured)

The Bureau of Meterology has issued cyclone warnings to Queensland as a cyclone is expected to hit offshore 'away from the coast' Thursday and Friday (pictured)

The Bureau of Meterology has issued cyclone warnings to Queensland as a cyclone is expected to hit offshore ‘away from the coast’ Thursday and Friday (pictured)

Parts of Northern Territory and Western Australia were smashed with a superstorm, flooding many towns Tuesday morning. 

Broome, in Western Australia, was cut off from the rest of the Kimberly region after being hit with 449mm of rain in 24 hours.

The Northern Territory was drowned with 500mm of rain over three days where 280 people had to be flown by helicopter to an evacuation centre in Darwin. 

BoM issued a major flood warning for the Daly River as it continues to rise and minor flood warnings for the Katherine River and McArthur River in the Northern Territory.

The wild weather come as Sydney cools off from enduring the most humid week in 15 years.

BoM issued a major flood warning for the Daly River (pictured) as it continues to rise

BoM issued a major flood warning for the Daly River (pictured) as it continues to rise



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