Snow falls across Gove


UP TO AN INCH OF SNOW blanketed the Peninsula for the first time in recorded history today.

A severe weather alert was issued by the Corporation to drivers as the snow covered large swathes of North Land.

Tracks to communities were hit by the wave of snow which swept across the North East of the region from Wednesday evening.

Authorities took to social media to warn of difficult conditions from to .

“Oddly enough, this isn’t the strangest event of recent times,” wrote NCL social media manager, Wendy Constantine, alluding to ’s recent humbling at the polls.

“No roads are closed at this stage, but yes folks, snow has fallen in Nhulunbuy. Whether it’s a freak occurrence, global warming or climate change, we’re not sure.”

Nhulunbuy issued a yellow ‘Be Aware’ warning for much of the region, which was due to expire mid-morning on Friday.

More to come.


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