FLASH flooding and damaging winds could lash Victoria's east today after torrential rain hit Melbourne's east overnight.
Footy fans may win a reprieve from the rain as showers are expected to ease through the day but will still shiver, with temperatures climbing to just 15C.
Cardinia Creek, in Melbourne’s south-east, received 95mm of rain overnight, while Scoresby saw 62mm and Coldstream, in the north-east, copped 56mm.
Up to 10mm of rain is expected to fall in the city throughout the day.
Meanwhile, gusts of up to 100km/hare forecast to hit the East Gippsland coast this morning, while flash flooding is also expected for the region.
The extreme weather is caused by a slow, east-moving low pressure system.
Across the state, brisk wind and temperatures as low as 9C are expected today.
Weather bureau senior forecaster Richard Carlyon predicted the wintry blast would continue throughout the next 24 hours.
The sopping start to Anzac Day follows Melbourne's coldest day since October 1 last year as the mercury crept to just 15C yesterday.
Weather Channel senior meteorologist Dick Whitaker said the alpine regions would see further snow today.
It follows sub-zero temperatures at Mt Hotham, Mt Buller and Mt Baw Baw yesterday.
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