Sleet and rain are expected in the next few hours in Moscow

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Wet snow followed by rain expected in Moscow and the Moscow region in the near future. This is stated on the website, “Meteonovosti”.

“To replace the drizzling precipitation to 13:00 (South wind. – Approx. ed.) will bring to the capital of sleet, and then rain in February,” – said the weatherman, adding that the rain will last until Sunday evening.

Meteorologists explained that changes in weather occur because of the warm atmospheric front, which is close to the capital. Also, the city is expected to low atmospheric pressure is 725 mm Hg.

Meanwhile, in the night of Monday, forecasters do not predict rain, but the morning of 3 February, the city will return precipitation. While the thermometer still remains at a positive level.

Previously the acting Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand said that the temperature in Moscow next week for the first time will be close to 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.

And 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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