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Australia swaps summer for Christmas snow

SYDNEY: Snow fell in Australia on Monday, as the usual hot and summery December weather was replaced in parts by icy gusts sweeping up from the Southern Ocean, giving the country a taste of a white Christmas. Snow has fallen in parts of east coast states New South Wales and Victoria, leaving ski resorts - some of which are usually snow-free at this time of year - with dumps of up to 10 centimetres (four inches). "It's white, everything is white," Michelle Lovius, the general manager