Temperatures far below normal – Emergency Ministry announced an emergency warning in Moscow.
“In connection with the influence of the frontal zone in Moscow and the Moscow region in the next 1-3 hours with the preservation of the night of January 19, snow is expected, sometimes strong, snowstorm,” the report said.
The department recommended that drivers comply with the speed and distance on the roads, do not make sharp maneuvers, overtaking and rebuilding, do not park cars under poorly fortified structures.
In addition, the Ministry of Emergency Situations warned the residents of the region about severe frosts.
-Attention! Cruel frosts will cover the vast territory of Russia
In a very cold air mass from the Kara Sea over the north-western regions of Siberia…in the next 5-7 days it will cause abnormally cold weather.
In the Yamalo-Nenets and Khanty-Mansiysk districts, the temperature can drop to -40 …- 45°C. In the Krasnoyarsk Territory, -43 …- 48°C, in the north of the central regions – up to -53°C. Negative temperature anomaly will reach 10-15 degrees.
Over the snow-covered areas of Siberia, a sedentary anticyclone is transformed into an even colder one, the continental one – over almost all of Eurasia, a huge territory. Storm warning on severe frosts in Siberia is announced before January 24. Anomalously cold weather will affect all adjacent subjects in the Urals, Central Asia and the Far East.
In the Tomsk, Novosibirsk, Kemerovo regions and in the Altai on January 19-24, the temperature will drop to -30 …- 35°C, in places to -40 …- 45°C. In the Perm Territory, Sverdlovsk and Chelyabinsk regions, anomalously cold weather is expected with an average daily temperature of 7-10 degrees below the norm. In the Khabarovsk and Primorye Territories severe Siberian frosts will come with a strong wind.
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