Abnormal cold in December 2012 could damage the winter wheat harvest

Abnormal cold in December 2012 created a number of regions of unfavorable conditions for winter crops, vegetation, told the director of the Russian Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand.

According to him, in particular, in Saratov, Samara and Orenburg regions, in the south of the Rostov region, Kalmykia, where the snow depth was no more than 2-3 inches, or the land has been completely freed from the snow, the temperature at the depth of the tillering node (the place where the branch stems) up to minus 13-15 degrees, sometimes minus 17-18 degrees, which creates a risk of freezing winter.

"Regions of these

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Gave a frosty December 2012 to get into the top five warmest

Abnormally cold December gave in 2012 to enter the five warmest years in the Northern Hemisphere, the director of the Russian Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand.

"If by December temperature in the Northern Hemisphere held in 2012 in the rank of the fourth, after December, according to our estimates, the top five warmest years on record in 2012 will not be included," — he said.

Head meteorologist said that it was not the cold December in the northern hemisphere.

"But for the duration of the cold season, when abnormalities reached 15 degrees — this is, of course, was an event", —

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