Anadyr authorities on Thursday canceled the second day of classes in schools for pupils of 1.7 classes because of the frost, strong winds and snowfall began, reports City Hall.
On Wednesday, the Department of Education of the capital of Chukotka canceled classes for 1-7 grades of schools in the city in connection with the air temperature drops to 34 degrees below zero and the wind, the speed of which was 10 meters per second, with gusts up to 14 meters per second.
"On Thursday, in addition to the 30-degree cold and wind speed of 11.6 meters per second, with possible gusts up to 18 meters per second in Anadyr is gone and the snow storm started. This satisfied the weather to cancel training sessions for students 1 — 7 classes, "- said the representative of the administration of the capital of Chukotka.
Now Anadyr at 29 degrees below zero are observed snowfall and blizzard, visibility is limited. The wind speed is 11 meters per second.
Frosts were established in most other areas of the region, however, there is no snow there. Coldest in mainland Chukotka — Bilibino and Autonomous District, where the temperature dropped to 43 degrees below zero, and on the coast of the East Siberian Sea — in Pevek where the temperature is 37 degrees below zero. On the coast of the Bering and Chukchi seas a little warmer — 19-27 degrees.
As predicted by meteorologists, the weather will remain in Chukotka and Friday.