Ipswich shivers as mercury nears zero at Amberley

IPSWICH was among the coldest spots in the south-east yesterday, as the city shivered through a morning nearly seven degrees colder than the average June minimum.

The Bureau of Meteorology's Amberley station recorded a minimum of 0.3 degrees at 6.33am yesterday.

The long-term mean minimum temperature at Amberley in June is seven degrees.

Ipswich was also colder than Gatton, which hit 6.2 degrees and even Toowoomba where the temperature bottomed out at 1.9 degrees. Only Warwick was colder where temperatures dropped to -2.7 degrees.

The weather bureau predicted another cool morning today before temperatures started to heat up for the weekend with tomorrow's minimum expected to be about eight degrees. However, the bureau warned the colder mornings would return next week.



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