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28 Aug 2015, 10:42 PM UTC

Heavy snow in Tasmania leaves motorists stranded south of Hobart

Heavy snow in Tasmania leaves motorists stranded south of Hobart
Source: ABC
Snowfalls in southern Tasmania have trapped a number of cars on a highway south of Hobart. Tasmania Police said heavy snowfall at Sandfly left motorists stranded on the Huon Highway, at Vince's Saddle. A statement said the road was passable for four-wheel drives, but urged extreme caution and low speeds. Police officers are on their way to help motorists unable to get through. They diverted traffic to avoid a complete bottleneck.