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Park visitors get rare snow show

Friday October 12, 2012 - 11:09 EDT

Yesterday's wintry blast brought snow to western Victoria.

Visitors to the Grampians National Park were greeted with a light dusting of snow at Mount William.

Grampians Tourism's Will Flamstead says it is a rare sight for this time of year.

"You don't often see snow this late or this far into spring but it doesn't surprise us ... it's a really cool day up here and it's a great novelty to have that on the Grampians," he said.

"It looks fantastic."

He says the snow attracted a fair amount of interest from both residents and tourists.

"Look, I think it's a bit of excitement and we are getting a lot of inquiries from people in western Victoria wanting to come and have a look, so yes from a day visitor perspective, yes absolutely," he said.


- ABC

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