Launceston's 1921 snow storm a 'comparable event' to 2020 fall

Jessica Willard
By Jessica Willard
Updated July 1 2021 - 6:00pm, first published August 5 2020 - 5:00am
A photo of High Street Launceston, blanketed in snow, as it appeared in The Examiner on Monday, August 1, 1921.

Almost a century ago to this day, Launceston residents awoke to a city blanketed in snow.

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Jessica Willard

Jessica Willard

Senior Journalist and Health Reporter

Being a health reporter to me is about more than just reporting the problems. It's about asking why they are happening in the first place and what needs to change to fix it.