Snow and rain from the weekend

Parts of the state have experienced snowfall throughout the past couple of days. File picture.

Parts of the state have experienced snowfall throughout the past couple of days. File picture.

Parts of the state have experienced a white winter weekend, with strong snowfall across the last couple of days.

Between 10 and 25cm of snow fell in the Central Highlands in the three days leading up to Sunday, August 13.

It followed a severe weather warning from the Bureau of Meteorology last Friday night for damaging winds in certain parts of the state. 

There was also no shortage of rain in Launceston on the weekend, with more than 20mm recorded across Saturday and Sunday.

It comes ahead of a wet week for the town, with showers forecast from Monday through until Saturday.

Tuesday is set to bare the brunt of the week’s rainfall, with 10-20mm expected to fall throughout the day. 

There is a 50 per cent chance of rain on Thursday and Friday, with the temperature expected to drop to a minimum of minus one on Saturday.

The bureau has also issued at wind warning for the Lower East Coast, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West Coast for Monday, August 14.

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