|Vehicles stranded on road west of Sydney, Australia|
Four inches of snow and almost six inches of rain in 24 hours in South Island stranded travelers and caused flooding. The storm, which came in from the Tasman Sea, caused high winds and power outages in Auckland and triggered a massive landslide that sent huge boulders crashing down on roads.
|Surface weather map for 5:00 p.m. Australian EDT October 12, 2012.|
If you are interested in learning more about the weather down under, check out the following web sites:
Australian Meteorological Bureau
Meteorological Service of New Zealand