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Inhabitants of the European part of Russia and some regions of the Asian part of the predicted 10 days of high levels of solar radiation. About it RIA Novosti said the scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center Roman Vilfand.
According to him, in the coming period will be marked “high” and “very high” index of solar ultraviolet radiation (UV index). “Now the sun’s maximum energy-rich, as it is at the minimum height from the Ground. For now, the summer solstice, which will last another ten days,” he recalled. High UV index will also contribute to the dry air (dust and moisture), and low clouds.
The forecast will be relevant for the North Caucasus and southern Federal districts, most regions of the Central Federal district and southern Siberia.
Clarifies that under high level UV-index, you need to use protective cream in the afternoon to stay in the shade and wear long sleeves. Under extreme index in the afternoon is better to stay home.
Earlier Vilfand warned that in the summer solstice, June 21, the Russians are waiting for the most energy-rich sunlight. At this time the sun reaches 23 degrees North latitude. Under these conditions, the celestial body becomes perpendicular at noon and then goes to the equator.
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