Snow is starting to fall in parts of regional Victoria, with weather forecasts predicting that it may even snow in Melbourne.
According to The Age, the last time it snowed in the Melbourne CBD was 1951.
Social media users in regional areas such as Daylesford have begun sharing photos of snowfall on sites like Instagram and Twitter.
Residents in Melbourne have been warned to brace for extreme weather conditions, with possible hail and damaging winds forecast for this evening.
— Wellbeing Region (@WellbeingRegion) July 17, 2014
Believe it or not this PHOTO shows snow falling in Collins St at 11am, 9 Aug 1951. Will it snow in Melbourne today? pic.twitter.com/GaXDC4KNTn
— The Age Photography (@theage_photo) July 17, 2014
So y’all…IT’S STARTED SNOWING in DAYLESFORD/GLENLYON!! Not much so far, 3degC/feels like -1degC…maybe more 2 come pic.twitter.com/ZZHQGuzS1z
— Angelica OrganicFarm (@angelicaorganic) July 17, 2014
Snowman selfie, Trentham, Victoria pic.twitter.com/ttRNqNDoDR
— Peter Young (@PeterYoung1952) July 17, 2014
— The Courier (@ballaratcourier) July 17, 2014
Thanks to Annie Smithers who posted this shot on Instagram – snow at Trentham brrr pic.twitter.com/fdREyWujrg
— Weekly Times Now (@weeklytimesnow) July 17, 2014