There are severe weather warnings active in four states, with one forecasting temperatures below average of 10 ° C.
A blast of polar air on Tuesday will bring even colder temperatures to Southeast Australia, with adverse weather warnings for damaging winds in several states as well.
According to the Bureau of Meteorology, temperatures are expected to be 8 ° C to 10 ° C below average in Victoria and snow will fall as much as 600 meters by evening.
SkyWeather Meteorologist Alison Osborne said another flurry of “widespread showers, thunderstorms and winter hail” will spread across Tasmania, Victoria and into the NSW mountain ranges and slopes.
“No major falls are expected on the other side of the Great Dividing Range, but it remains very windy,” he said.
Winter temperatures in the capitals
Melbourne and Hobart are unlikely to get warmer than 11 ° C on Tuesday.
On Wednesday, a minimum of 6 ° C and a maximum of 12 ° C is expected for both cities.
The hottest day of the week will be Saturday, with a peak of 14 ° C in Melbourne and 13 ° C in Hobart.
In Sydney, temperatures will drop on Wednesday with a maximum forecast of just 15 degrees, a couple of degrees below the June average.
But Ms. Osborne said it would be even colder.
“Definitely cover up. The freezing wind will make it feel a few degrees cooler,” he said.
Canberra will drop to 0 ° C on Wednesday, with a maximum of 8 ° C. Thursday is expected a minimum of -2 ° C and a maximum of 11 ° C.
Temperatures should therefore not exceed 11 ° C for the rest of the week.
Brisbane also wants to see its cooler midweek days.
A maximum of 19 ° C is expected for Wednesday and Thursday. Temperatures will drop to a low of just 9 ° C on Thursday and Friday.
Adelaide will reach a peak of 14 ° C on Tuesday before climbing slightly to 16 ° C on Friday and Saturday, before returning to 14 ° C on Sunday.
Tuesday weather alert
In NSW, a bad weather notice is in place for damaging winds with peak gusts that can reach up to 90-100km / h above and east of the Great Dividing Range. Gusts of up to 110 km / h are possible on raised exposed terrain.
Strong winds averaging 60 to 70km / h are possible on higher terrain and also across the Hunter region.
Gusts of up to 148 km / h were recorded overnight on Lord Howe Island.
the bad weather notice then it extends into southeastern Queensland.
BOM warns of damaging winds with peak gusts exceeding 90km / h in the southeastern interior, extending across the southeast, including Brisbane, Gold Coast and Sunshine Coast during the morning.
The main risk is for the Main Range and Scenic Rim.
Ms Osborne warned that due to recent heavy rains in NSW and Queensland, trees would be more prone to falling, which would likely cause power lines to collapse as well.
A bad weather notice is also in effect for damaging winds in South West Victoria.
BOM warned that isolated harmful gusts of over 90 km / h are possible over the coastal parts of the southwestern district west of Port Fairy, most likely with showers and thunderstorms.
In South Australia there is a bad weather notice for damaging winds in the southeast of the state.
In the alert area, south-westerly winds averaging between 50 and 65 km / h with damaging gusts exceeding 90 km / h are likely, BOM said.
Originally published as Noxious winds hit four states as temperatures drop 10 ° C below average