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Dublin: 18 °C Saturday 21 September, 2019

It's so cold in this part of Australia that icicles are coming out of the tap


THOUGHT THAT AUSTRALIA was all deep tans and barbecues by the beach?

Well you’d be wrong, mate, because it’s so cold in some parts of the country that icicles are coming out of the tap.

This woman in Albury, New South Wales, turned on the hot tap in her kitchen, only to see this happen:

Source: Kate Norton-Smith/YouTube

Temperatures dropped to -1.5 degrees in Albury on Sunday, 9 News reports.

The phenomenon is thought to be due to ‘supercooling’, where a temperature of a liquid is lowered below freezing point, without it becoming a solid.

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