THE sun has set on the shortest day of the year in South Australia, but that doesn’t mean things will be warming up. South Australians should brace for low temperatures over coming clear nights before a little wintry rain over Adelaide.
The Bureau of Meteorology issued a frost warning for the Riverland this morning as some areas shivered through minimum temperatures of -1C — and even colder. At 5.02am at Renmark Airport it was a bracing -2.1C. In Adelaide it was a lot milder — the temperature didn’t go below 5C overnight.
Bureau senior forecaster Mark Anolak said the clear skies over South Australia at the start of June have been to blame for the cold nights.
“Clear skies at night allow for the land to cool down,” Mr Anolak said.
“With the winter solstice on Wednesday there is a lot of time between sunset and sunrise, so there is a lot of night.
“When the sun is out we get a lot of...
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