Falling snow at noon today hides Mt Wellington
Much of southern Tasmania is isolated this morning after wintry conditions forced road closures around the state.
The Midlands Highway was closed after three accidents involving double-B trucks.
Hobart’s Southern Outlet also iced up and roads further south were also closed to traffic.
West Coast roads are also closed indefinitely.
Launching the ABE from Southern Surveyor. Image credit – CSIRO
Scientists aboard the research vessel, Southern Surveyor, return to Hobart today with a collection of coral samples and photographs taken in the Southern Ocean at greater depths than ever before.
Using a remotely operated submersible vehicle the international research team captured images of life found on deep-sea pinnacles and valleys up to three kilometres beneath the Ocean’s surface.
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