Muscovites warned of sleet and gusty winds

Photos: Moscow 24/Anton Velikzhanin

Wet snow and strong winds with gusts up to 17 meters per second are expected in the next few hours in the capital. About it reports Agency “Moscow” with reference to the press service of EMERCOM of Russia for the city.

the Ministry recommended the citizens to get around billboards and shaky structure, not to hide under trees. Drivers urged to Park cars away from trees and poorly fortified structures. When driving you should keep distance and not to make sudden maneuvers and transitions.

In connection with bad weather city services translated into enhanced mode. Taken under special control of the critical city infrastructure and fuel and energy economy.

on the Eve of the air on the capital’s main weather station in that region was heated to 6.7 degrees. Thus was broken a temperature record day, established February 22, 1990. Then in Moscow were recorded +6.6 degrees.

Earlier, the chief specialist of the Moscow Weather Bureau Tatyana Pozdnyakova said that in late February, the citizens will see the abnormally warm weather. It is expected that the thermometer will rise above plus of five degrees.

Before that, about the reasons for the unusually warm winter, expressed the scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand. He noted that the weather associated with air masses from the Atlantic, which supplanted the cold is coming from Siberia.

Head of the laboratory of hydrometeorological center of Russia Lyudmila Parshina said that in Moscow in the first month of spring, the projected temperature near normal or slightly above. At night there is frost to -5 degrees, and in the afternoon the air will warm up to 6 degrees Celsius.

this March can repeat the scenario 1984, when the temperatures mostly fluctuated around the zero mark and only on some days increased to + 5-6 degrees Celsius.

Snow in Moscow has melted by early March

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