Thredbo makes the huge call to not operate any of its ski lifts today as MASSIVE storm approaches 

Thredbo makes the huge call to not operate any of its ski lifts today as MASSIVE storm approaches

  • Thredbo will not be operating any ski lifts on Thursday as area braces for a storm
  • Mountain is expected to get up to 200mm of rain and winds faster than 90km/h  

Thredbo has shut down operation of its ski lifts for today due to dangerous conditions as a massive storm approaches NSW‘s Snowy Mountains.

‘The safety of our team and guests is paramount,’ Thredbo said in a statement.

‘Given the extreme weather forecast for heavy rain and gale force winds, we have made the decision to not operate any lifts today.’

The mountain is expected to get between 120mm to 200mm of rain on Thursday as wild weather lashes the region.

Thredbo has shut down operation of its ski lifts as a massive storm approaches NSW's Snowy Mountains

Thredbo has shut down operation of its ski lifts as a massive storm approaches NSW’s Snowy Mountains 

The Bureau of Meteorology said Thredbo Top Station was already clocking wind gusts exceeding 90km/h about 11.30pm on Wednesday.

‘Widespread thunderstorms now developing across the southern interior of NSW,’ BOM Tweeted. 

More to come. 

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