IN BEELD. Australië bedolven onder laagje sneeuw

A mother and a son visit the Botanic Garden as snow falls in the New South Wales central west town of Orange early on July 16, 2015. This is the second time in a week the parts of New South Wales and other Central Tablelands towns received snowfall caused by a big drop in the temperature. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan

Terwijl Europa van zomerse temperaturen geniet, moeten de Australiërs wennen aan een ander weersfenomeen: sneeuw. Voor de tweede keer in een week tijd doken de temperaturen in de staat Nieuw-Zuid-Wales onder het vriespunt. 

Commuters drive as snow falls in the New South Wales central west town of Orange early on July 16, 2015. This is the second time in a week the parts of New South Wales and other Central Tablelands towns received snowfall caused by a big drop in the temperature. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
A car makes its way from Vittoria towards the New South Wales central west town of Orange during heavy early morning snowfall on July 16, 2015. This is the second time in a week the parts of New South Wales and other Central Tablelands towns received snowfall caused by a big drop in the temperature. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
Foot prints seen on the fresh snow at the Botanic Garden in the New South Wales central west town of Orange early on July 16, 2015. This is the second time in a week the parts of New South Wales and other Central Tablelands towns received snowfall caused by a big drop in the temperature. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
A woman walks in the Botanic Garden as snow falls in the New South Wales central west town of Orange early on July 16, 2015. This is the second time in a week the parts of New South Wales and other Central Tablelands towns received snowfall caused by a big drop in the temperature. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
A mother and a son visit the Botanic Garden as snow falls in the New South Wales central west town of Orange early on July 16, 2015. This is the second time in a week the parts of New South Wales and other Central Tablelands towns received snowfall caused by a big drop in the temperature. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
A general view shows the Botanic Garden as snow falls in the New South Wales central west town of Orange early on July 16, 2015. This is the second time in a week the parts of New South Wales and other Central Tablelands towns received snowfall caused by a big drop in the temperature. AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan
AFP PHOTO / Saeed Khan