In Surgut, Noyabrsk, Novy Urengoy and other cities it looked more like Christmas … on June 1.
In some areas there were even snow drifts. In Noyabrsk, the local administration restarted heating supplies to homes.
The Siberian stereotype says its always cold here, but this is a fallacy.
As these pictures show, in some areas of western Siberia, the thermometers have plunged to around zero
Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links
“There have been wide coverage of the cold weather on the 1st of June in Russian TV,” says reader Alexey Parkhomenko.