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New season peak snow depth

Ben Domensino, Thursday September 21, 2017 - 17:17 EST

While parts of eastern Australia are bracing for record-breaking early spring heat this weekend, the alps are stubbornly continuing their purple patch of snow accumulation well into September.

The weekly snow depth measurement at Spencers Creek was carried out by Snowy Hydro today.

The latest depth of 240.9cm is a new peak for the current season and maintains last week's rank as the deepest natural snow base in 17 years.

The current depth is also the highest value to be recorded at Spencers Creek this late in the season for 21 years.

- Weatherzone

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