Icy cold snap could bring snow to Hobart

Snow is possible in Hobart's higher suburbs this week.
Camera IconSnow is possible in Hobart’s higher suburbs this week.

Tasmania is set to be hit by a cold snap this week which could deliver snow to elevated suburbs of Hobart.

The low pressure system is expected to cross the island state on Monday night, with snow possible as low as 200m on Tuesday.

It could settle in the higher areas of Hobart, the Bureau of Meteorology forecasts.

Strong icy winds with gusts up to 90km/h are likely from Tuesday evening, with maximum temperatures to drop below 10C across most of the state.

A bushwalker alert has been issued for hazardous conditions in the west and Central Plateau regions.

Drivers are being warned to watch for slippery black ice on roads.

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