In the regions of the European part of Russia on Tuesday and Wednesday is expected sharp weakening of frost, which will be accompanied by heavy snowfall, wet snow and ice, in the south of Siberia and the Far East will remain abnormally cold weather, reports Roshydromet.
"After a long period of abnormally cold weather, which lasted for about ten days in European Russia from December 25 under the influence of the North Atlantic cyclone expected sharp weakening of frost, snow, sometimes strong winds with gusts of up to 15-20 meters per second, ice, wet adhesion snow, snow drifts on the roads, "- said in a statement.
Snowfalls and blizzards will begin on Tuesday in northwestern European Russia, then spread to the Central and Volga Federal District.
In particular, on Tuesday in the Pskov, Leningrad and Novgorod regions expected heavy snow, blizzard, winds of 15-20 meters per second, ice, wet snow, black ice on the roads and snow drifts, High on Monday afternoon will rise to 6.1 degrees Celsius .
The same weather is expected in the Tver, Smolensk regions and in most of the Central District, including in Moscow and the Moscow region on Wednesday.
In Moscow and the region Tuesday afternoon light snow, blizzard, wind gusts of 12-17 meters per second. Frost in Moscow easing to 6-8 degrees below zero.
Cloudy weather and snow remain in the center of Russia by the end of the week.
On Wednesday and Thursday in the north of the Volga Federal District, under the influence of Atlantic cyclone expected snow, sometimes heavy, blizzard, wind 15-20 meters per second. Day the temperature rose to 12.5 degrees. In the south of the district on Wednesday and Thursday is expected to snow and rain, ice, raising the temperature to 2-7 degrees below zero, and in the Penza region — up to 2 degrees Celsius.
In the Asian part of Russia remain abnormally cold weather. On Tuesday, in the south of the Urals Federal District night the temperature dropped to 35 degrees below zero, from Tuesday to Thursday in southern Siberian region the temperature will drop to 45 degrees below zero. On Tuesday, the bitter cold is expected to Yakutia (the temperature of 50-45 degrees Celsius at night, sometimes up to 54), in the Khabarovsk region (up to 45 degrees).