Muscovites warned of sleet and gusty winds

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Yellow level weather danger is declared in Moscow and the Moscow region because of the wind and ice, according to the hydrometeorological center of Russia.

In the capital Advisory in effect from the evening of 2 February to 23:00 on February 4 in Moscow – on the morning of 3 February and 9:00 on 5 February.

Meteorologists explained that the weather is changing because of the warm atmospheric front near Moscow. Also, the city will drop an atmospheric pressure is 725 mm Hg.

Meanwhile, in the night of Monday, forecasters do not predict rain, but the morning of February 3 they’ll be back. While the thermometer still remains at a positive level.

the acting Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand said that the temperature in Moscow next week for the first time in the winter close to the climate norm. This will happen on Thursday, February 6. The cold will begin from Wednesday, February 5.

the Meteorologist warned that the cold can be perceived as “the real moreside”, although the figures will still be above normal. He said that at night they drop to 5-9 frost, the day will be about 5.

However, the winter frosts will last only four days, and then again will come the thaw. The temperature begins to rise after February 7, said the forecaster. On 7 and 8 February in the afternoon the thermometer will still show negative values 2-3 degrees below zero.

on Sunday, February 9, will be even warmer – from minus 4 to plus 1 degree. Vilfand has noticed that this is only a preliminary forecast. More accurate data the weather center will present later.

Average January temperature in Moscow exceeded the climate norm by 9.3 degrees. He noted that the previous month was the warmest in history of meteorological observations in the capital. Vilfand suggested that this happens every 150 years.

To Moscow next week will come the real winter

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