Active Mediterranean cyclone is moving to the north-east of the southern regions of the Central Federal District, shifting to a strip where possible freezing precipitation — freezing rain, according to the Russian Hydrometeorological Center.
"Mediterranean cyclone, snow-covered North America, continued on his way to the north-east, goes to Moscow. His vanguard was warm atmospheric front … in a narrow band in front (in Belgorod, Kursk, Lipetsk, Orel and Voronezh regions) are observed freezing precipitation (rain, freezing rain), forming ice, "- said in a statement.
In the southern areas of the Bryansk, Kursk region, in the Belgorod region and the south-west of the Voronezh region the temperature is above zero, so here is the precipitation as rain.
According to meteorologists, the band thick frontal cloud covered the sky over the south and center of European Russia. "It's snowing in Bryansk, Kursk, Orel, Lipetsk, Tambov, Tula, Ryazan region, its intensity varies from mild to severe," — said the weather center.