Weekend brings snow to Ben Lomond

Parts of Tasmania have experienced heavy snowfall throughout the weekend.
Parts of Tasmania have experienced heavy snowfall throughout the weekend.

The hallmarks of winter have been out in force throughout the weekend, with heavy snow and strong winds across parts of Central and Northern Tasmania. 

Ben Lomond received about 4 centimetres of snow on both Friday and Saturday night, while a gale warning remains for the Far North West Coast, Central North Coast, Banks Strait and Franklin Sound, East of Flinders Island, Upper East Coast, Lower East Coast, South East Coast, South West Coast and Central West Coast.

Showers are expected around Western, Central and Southern areas of the state for Sunday, with a chance of hail in some parts.

Launceston can expect frosty then sunny condition for Monday and Tuesday, with tops of 14 and 13 degrees respectively.

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