Mt Hotham

Mt Hotham on 22 November
There's been more snowfall for Australia and New Zealand just over a week until the start of meteorological summertime there.

In Australia, where the2022 ski season ended in early October, the latest snowfalls, although among the heaviest yet, follow a series of regular dumps that have continued over the past month.

Ski areas including Falls Creek (pictured below on 22 November), Mt Hotham (above) and Perisher reported 25-30cm (10-12") more snowfall in the past 24 hours.


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Falls Creek on November 22
The snowfall is now delaying the start of some summer outdoor mountain activities.

For New Zealand, where the last centre closed for 2022 about a month ago, it has been more snow flurries and a light covering in the past 24 hours.