Muscovites warned of strong winds and snow

Photos: Moscow 24/Anton Velikzhanin

Yellow level weather risk extended in Moscow and the Moscow region due to icy conditions and wind, according to the hydrometeorological center of Russia.

a Warning due to icy conditions will be in effect until 06:00 on 7 February, due to gusty winds – from 09:00 to 21:00 on 6 February.

the Temperature in Moscow on 5 February for the first time in the whole winter down to minus 5 degrees. In the area will be colder to minus 7 degrees. The evening is expected to further reduce the temperature.

For the current environment will also be characterized partly cloudy. During the day, occasional snow, but only in the morning in the afternoon no rain forecast. The wind in Moscow will reach 4-9 meters per second.

Earlier it was reported that the peak cooling in the capital have weekend. According to experts of the center weather “Phobos” in the morning the air temperature can drop to minus 15 degrees. During the day will also be higher than the climate norm.

In connection with those who came to Moscow cold utilities capital spent preparing roads. As stated by Deputy mayor for housing, utilities and amenities Pyotr Biryukov, tracks and pavements treated with deicing compositions, as well as adjusted the procedure for cleaning streets.

researcher hydrometeorological centre of Russia Roman Vilfand said that full-fledged winter in Moscow for a long time is not delayed. From 7 February the weather forecaster predicts another warming, although the thermometer will still show the temperature below zero. However, on Sunday, 9 February will become warmer – from minus 4 to plus 1 degree.

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