MOSCOW, July 18 — RIA Novosti.The strongest this year wave of hot weather will cover Moscow in the second half of the week, the temperature will rise up to 35 degrees, told RIA Novosti on Monday, weather specialist of the Center "Phobos."
"Earlier this week, daytime temperatures will not exceed plus 30 degrees. Tuesday night hours only air warms up to 15-17 degrees, the same day will warm up to plus 27-29 degrees," — told the agency.
Then, he said, will begin a gradual increase in temperature, which will peak in the second half of the week.
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"On Thursday comes the intense heat cycle, the most intense and prolonged in the season that will last in Moscow until early August. Daytime temperatures will exceed the mark of 30 degrees on some days reaching 33-35 degrees plus" — said the weatherman.
He said that increased heat will come under the influence of a blocking anticyclone, which in the Moscow region starts flowing dry air from the Middle East.
"Night will also start to become more warm and muggy: Friday plus the temperature reaches 20 degrees on Saturday — plus 23 degrees," — he added.
He predicted that Saturday could be the hottest day of the week: the temperature reaches 35 degrees plus.
"On Sunday, expected short rains and thunderstorms, which are slightly soften the hot weather. Daytime temperature drops to 31 degrees plus", — concluded the forecaster.