Sydney Snow : Blue Mountains and NSW Alps Winter Blast
A cold front is brining snow to the Blue Mountains and other parts of New South Wales.
Video from the Blue Mountains showed light snow falling in some areas, including Katoomba.
The snow falls across NSW and Victoria cane with a sweeping cold front, the first major winter blast of the year.
A massive cold front is moving over Sydney brining strong winds and cold air.
Sydney Airport is currently operating with just one runway as 90km/hr gusts cause havoc. Damaging winds are being recorded across a large area of NSW east coast areas.
Ski Resorts have recorded heavy falls overnight.
Ten News video: Reports of snow in the Australian Alps
Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower in the late morning and afternoon.
Winds northerly 15 to 25 km/h turning westerly 30 to 40 km/h in the morning then increasing to 35 to 50 km/h in the middle of the day.
The rest of the weekend will be partly cloudy and cold with tops of 19-21C, the BOM said.
Earlier Story: Cold Front Arrives in Sydney
More weather information from BOM NSW:
Weather Situation: Damaging winds are expected in association with the next strong cold front that will move through the state on Monday.
DAMAGING WINDS, averaging 60 to 70 km/h with peak gusts in excess of 90 km/h are forecast to return to the Snowy Mountains and parts of ACT and Southern Tablelands from early Monday, and forecast to extend to Illawarra, Blue Mountains, and Sydney Metro from late Monday morning and continue throughout the day. Elevated peaks above 1900 metres may see wind speed average 80 to 90 km/h with peak gust in excess of 125 km/h. BLIZZARD conditions are possible in the south above 1200 metres.
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