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Cold kills: Summer no sweat for Aussies but winter freeze fatal

Australians are more likely to die during unseasonably cold winters than hotter than average summers, QUT research has found. From the Queensland University of Technology Across the country severe winters that are colder and drier than normal are a far bigger risk to health than sweltering summers that are hotter than average. QUT Associate Professor…

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All 50 states have below freezing temperatures

Meteorologist Tim Buckley of WFMY-TV writes on Facebook: All 50 states have low temperatures BELOW freezing tonight. (Monday night) Yes, even Hawaii. Tall mountain peaks there regularly get below freezing, and even get snow. This typically happens a few times during winter, but is very rare this early in the season. Pretty neat! The low…