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Spring snow falls in Tasmania as Queensland faces unseasonal heatwave

Friday September 13, 2013 - 07:37 EST

Spring has brought unseasonal hot and cold temperatures to Queensland and Tasmania.

In Tasmania on Thursday, temperatures .

Other areas across the state also experienced chilly weather, with Tunnock and Bushy Park recording -5C and -2C respectively.

While Tasmania froze, Queensland continues to swelter, with 37C recorded in Mount Isa on Wednesday and t.

The state's Rural Fire Service says there is a severe fire danger in the western parts of the state's Channel Country.

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