Following the passage of a strong cold front, Melbourne shivered through unseasonal cool temperatures, showers and scattered hailstorms. One particular storm, developing around 8pm over Port Phillips bay, producing a 25 km long hail swath stretching from St Kilda to Ringwood. Some areas experienced significant hail depths which lasted well into the early morning. Hail was also reported in Footscray, CBD and Cheltenham.