16 Aug '11, 3pm

Northern New Zealand Cities See First Snow in 50 Years

Northern New Zealand Cities See First Snow in 50 Years Just another example of extreme weather in 2011: The New Zealand cities of Wellington and Auckland just got hit with their first snow in decades, as the heaviest blizzard in 50 years moved north from the South Island. The Guardian reports local broadcasters are describing the snow as a once-in-a-lifetime event. View the entire comment thread.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/08/northern-new-zeal...

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