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Cold comes from Komi and Arkhangelsk region in the East of the Central Federal district, the Volga region, the Urals and South of Western Siberia, told TASS acting Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand.
“There’s absolutely harsh weather, and so it will until the end of the week. If you look at the territory of our country, it turns out this narrow strip of cold,” – said the meteorologist.
According to Vilfand, the temperature there can drop to -25… -28 degrees. In the neighboring regions will be observed temperature anomalies. In particular, West in the European territory the temperature will show the deviation from the norm by 8-10 degrees, and in the Krasnoyarsk region and Yakutia – in 20-22 degrees.
In Moscow, meanwhile, exceeded the norm of precipitation. Since the beginning of the year in the capital had 47 millimetres of rain at the rate of 42 mm.
By Tuesday morning, January 28, the snow cover increased to 4 inches. Snow in Moscow will not melt until at least the end of the week. The thermometer will remain in the area of negative values.
due to icy conditions in the Metropolitan region declared a yellow level weather risk. Warning is valid until 23:00 on January 29. Residents urged to use public transport.
On the roads, congestion is expected to 8 points, the number of minor accidents may increase. Due to the bad weather municipal services translated into enhanced mode.
Despite the cold, this January could be the warmest in 200 years. The indices of the columns of the thermometers exceeds the norm by 10 degrees.
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