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The head of the situational center Roshydromet Yuri Varakin told about the abnormally warm weather in the night of Baptism. About it writes RIA Novosti.
In the East of European Russia on the night of Baptism the temperature drops to minus 15 degrees, in the Moscow region — up to minus five. According to the forecaster, usually in this day recorded temperatures below minus 20 degrees.
Varakin noted that on 18 and 19 January “weak minus” will be in Orel, Kursk, Bryansk, Tambov, Lipetsk regions. The cold snap in the European part comes from Karelia and Komi Republic. There, and also in the Vologda region, the possible negative temperatures up to minus 10 in the North Komi Republic, the thermometer can drop to minus 15.
In the Moscow region on the night of 19 number will be from zero to minus five degrees, with minimal rainfall. “By the East minus 5-10 — that is, the Nizhniy Novgorod, Kirov region will meet the Baptism with a good frost. Not bitter cold, but minus 10-15 is quite possible,” — said the forecaster.
Earlier Varakin said thermal anomaly in Russia this winter due to the lack of an anticyclone that had formed over Western and Eastern Siberia, Krasnoyarsk Krai and Yakutia.
The Christian feast of Epiphany celebrated on January 19.
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