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On the whole territory of Russia the temperature in may, June, July and August will be above normal, in some regions it is expected the extreme heat. This summer promised Roshydromet’s forecast is published on the Agency’s website.
Extremely high temperatures will occur periods, said in Roshydromet. The Russians also warned that there may be “considerable heterogeneity and temperature regime, and moisture regime”.
Meteorologists have come to such conclusions, having examined the intensity and the frequency of occurrence of periods in which the summer temperature for five days exceeds the climatic norm for five or more degrees.
On April 27 the Minister of natural resources Denis Kobylkin, during a meeting of the President with heads of regions warned that the summer of 2020 can become the hottest in history — this is evidenced by the forecasts of Roshydromet and foreign meteorological stations.
As stated by the scientific Director of the hydrometeorological Roman Vilfand, direct evidence of the influence of air temperature on the persistence of the coronavirus there. However, he recalled that the most studied viruses have become especially active in the off-season, autumn or spring. But the new coronavirus might behave differently, warned climatologist.
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