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Snowfall a month early in Argentina

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Enough snow to require chains.

4 May 2020 - The first snowfall of the year occurred in Bariloche, Argentina. (Almost 1 month before 2019 snow)

Rio Negro city of Bariloche this Monday it registered the first snow fall in some neighborhoods.

In this way, winter was brought forward a month with the first snowfall of the year. In 2019, the first snow fall was on the summit of the hills on April 5, although the city was covered in white on May 29.


Comment: Also pertinent: The month of May brings record (sometimes historic) cold to both hemispheres


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The month of May brings record (sometimes historic) cold to both hemispheres

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A meridional (wavy) jet stream flow -associated with low solar activity- is in full swing, dragging brutal polar air anomalously-far south/north.


Record (sometimes historic) COLD is currently buffeting vast regions of the globe, from North America to Australia, Europe to Southern Africa. You really do have to hand it to the global warming cabal — even in the face of such extreme odds -and logic- they're doggedly pursuing their absurd "world on fire" rhetoric:


Comment: See also: Also check out SOTT radio's:


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May snow in Romania

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"VIDEO - Snow in Romania, at the beginning of May," reads the headline.

Thanks to Alexandru Tanase for this link.


Comment: More footage:




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May snowfall hits Albania

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Snowfall in Shishtavec, Kukës, Albania - May 6, 2020.


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May snow reported in New England as unseasonably cold heads toward East

A dusting of snow covers a hillside in Stowe, Vt., on Tuesday May 5, 2020.
© Wilson Ring
A dusting of snow covers a hillside in Stowe, Vt., on Tuesday May 5, 2020.
Residents across Northern New England woke up to early May snow on Tuesday, the first of several rounds of frozen precipitation before a colder blast expected Mother's Day weekend.

On Wednesday, a low-pressure system moving from the Midwest into the Mid-Atlantic brought rain and snow to parts of Pennsylvania and Western New York, according to Fox News senior meteorologist Janice Dean.

"As you go across the Great Lakes and the interior Northeast, we actually have wind chills in the freezing range," Dean said on "Fox & Friends."

Other snow showers were reported in parts of the White Mountains in New Hampshire, in areas of northern Vermont and parts of Maine.

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Calgary ties its longest streak below 20C (68F) in recorded history

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The COLD TIMES are returning. This isn't a conspiracy theory. Prepare.


As vast pockets of the planet currently battle anomalous May cold, it's come to light (via iceagenow.info) that the cosmopolitan Alberta city of Calgary has tied its longest stretch of temps <20C (<68F) in recorded history:

Calgary low temperatures

Comment: Some other related articles in recent weeks include:


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Communities surrounding Edmonton, Alberta hit by May snowstorm

A shot of snowfall near Mackay, Alta., taken Monday, May 4, 2020.
© Kerry Thompson
A shot of snowfall near Mackay, Alta., taken Monday, May 4, 2020.
Some communities surrounding Edmonton were hit with a dump of May snow Monday morning.

Environment Canada issued snowfall warnings on Monday for several communities including Devon, Calmar, Spruce Grove, Wetaskiwin, Whitecourt, Drayton Valley, Morinville and Edson.

"There is a pocket of cold air over western parts of the province, which allowed the rain to change to snow quickly as of Sunday evening and overnight," Global Edmonton weather specialist Phil Darlington said.

While the warnings mainly encompassed areas west of Edmonton, areas east of the city also reported snow.


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A once-in-a-decade dump of 80cm+ of snow in early May at Hotham, Australia - drifts over a metre deep (PHOTOS)

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Let it snow!

02/05/2020

It's continued snowing lightly all day and we now have over 80cm+ from this remarkable Autumn snowstorm.

Some of the windrifts are over a metre deep! The table-o-metre has nearly disappeared and checkout the breathtaking images in our gallery.

Let's take it all in from our lounge rooms as we remind you that 'stay at home' restrictions remain in place in Victoria until 11 May 2020.

Comment: Parts of Australia have coldest start to May EVER as icy front from Antarctica hits - bringing blizzards, heavy snow - up to 40 inches recorded


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Wildfires critical in Siberia and Russian Far East, follow 'abnormally warm winter and arid spring'

Wildfires Siberia
© Trans-Baikal Volunteer Forest Firefighters
Wildfires in Siberia
People are flouting coronavirus lockdown and starting fires, warn officials.

Disturbing pictures and video shows the scale of wildfires engulfing Siberia and the Russian Far East after the winter snow melt.

With the government's focus on coronavirus, President Vladimir Putin called for vigilance over the annual challenge from forest and steppe fires worsening due to climate warming.

Emergencies Minister Evgeny Zinichev warned in a video conference with the president that a combination of factors now poses a threat to many regions of Russia.

Comment: Just to emphasize how warped the weather patterns have become, in Australia: Melbourne's wettest April since 1960, cold temperatures dropping to record levels

And for more, check out SOTT radio's: As well as SOTTs monthly documentary Earth Changes Summary - March 2020: Extreme Weather, Planetary Upheaval, Meteor Fireballs:




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Melbourne's wettest April since 1960, cold temperatures dropping to record levels

Mt Buller
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Snow blankets Mt Buller on Thursday after a cold snap hit Victoria.
Melbourne has had its wettest April since 1960 and its wettest start to the year since 1924, as unseasonably low temperatures brought snow to the state's ski resorts.

More rain has fallen on the city in the first four months of the year than in the whole of last year, bringing much-needed relief to parched farmland on its outskirts.

Some 138 millimetres of rain fell in Melbourne in April, with the city set for 15 millimetres on the first day of May. In April 1960, 195 millimetres fell in Melbourne.

Comment: See also: Czech Republic facing worst drought in 500 years