Melbourne the coldest city on the planet as mercury drops to MINUS 4 and Sydney also shivers in the big freeze – and the wintry weather is here to stay

Melbourne shivered through a freezing morning making it the coldest city in world. Parts of Victoria dropped to -4C across the Alpine Regions early this morning. Much of the NSW coast was battered with heavy rain and strong winds overnight. Up to 25mml of rain is predicted for the Sydney region with more rain expected. Frosty weather comes after ski fields had massive dumps of snow at weekend

Melbourne was officially the coldest major city on the planet this morning as temperatures plunged close to zero in the city’s suburbs overnight.

The freezing cold snap hit Victoria hard overnight, with Alpine regions falling to -4C  and Melbourne’s CBD falling to three degrees.

Biting winds made temperatures of -1.9C in Mt Buller feel more like -8.7C, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.  More …

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Australia Land of Fun & Sun Freezes, Frost 1500 Miles South of the Equator

What could be described as a Superfreeze event engulfed Australia over the weekend, send all but one capital in Darwin below 10C and record snow and cold to other parts with 3/4 of the continent in freeze and frost conditions. Amazingly frost extended to within 1500 miles of the equator. No that is not a misprint, frost just 1500 miles from the equator during this event. Power draw was at all time high and some manufacturers were charged 100x the normal rate and paying up to $14,000 per megawatt. This shows that 100% green energy for a continent is not achievable or sustainable.