States and territories experience coldest July in years

Large parts of the country have shivered through their coldest July in years. Sydney, Melbourne, and Adelaide haven’t had a July colder than this year since 2015, and Perth since 2016. Meanwhile, Brisbane experienced its coldest July in 15 years.

“Start of August looks pretty wet across the country, we’ve got a rainband moving through over the next few days, and it’s going bring significant falls, especially in WA and the Murray-Darling system,” Sky News Meteorologist Rob Sharpe said.