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Victoria turned white as snow covers parts of the state

As the calendar flips over to Spring much of the nation prepares for warm weather in the knowledge summer is not far away - but not Victoria.

While Winter may have come and gone for almost every other state, the mainland's south-east has been lashed by massive amounts of snowfall in the past 24 hours.

But while it's not unusual for a blanketing to hit mountain areas this time of year, the chilly temperatures have seen coastal towns such as Lorne and Apollo Bay turned to white and some homes incredibly 'snowed-in'.

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Parts of Victoria have been blanketed in massive amounts of snow, including coastal areas like Lorne and Apollo Bay (pictured)

Parts of Victoria have been blanketed in massive amounts of snow, including coastal areas like Lorne and Apollo Bay (pictured)

As a cold snap aw temperatures drop below zero, highlands and other areas turned white

As a cold snap aw temperatures drop below zero, highlands and other areas turned white

A massive dump of snow led to one home being 'snowed in', with this incredible photo showing the severity of the snowfall

A massive dump of snow led to one home being 'snowed in', with this incredible photo showing the severity of the snowfall

Incredible images posted to social media show the thickness of snow which covered parts of the state on Tuesday.

Towns at sea level turned white with alpine areas receiving up to 30 centimetres and the temperature dropping to as low as -7.5 degrees.

The cold snap caught out two men who found themselves stuck in their vehicle high in the alps for three days before being rescued by the Victorian SES.

With the cold snap caused by a low pressure system moving across the south of

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