Upcoming winter in the Kuzbass and neighboring regions of Western Siberia will be more snow and frost than last year.
As the head of department of the Kemerovo Hydrometeorological Buzunova Raisa, and temperatures will be below normal, frost will reach 40 degrees below zero. In November and December will be heavy snowfalls. By the end of the calendar in the region will fall arctic air, accompanied by strong winds, rain, and sleet, and in early November, the temperature drops to minus 10.5 degrees. This can lead to wet snow on the electrical wires.
Kuzbass — the second in Russia by adverse weather conditions, which contribute to abrupt climate change in West Siberia.
— Any climate change involves a change in temperature, and it swings — these are the conditions for the formation of such phenomena as the local strong winds and tornadoes — said Buzunova. — They have been repeatedly observed in the Kemerovo region — in particular, in 2002, devastating tornadoes were Belovsky area, and in the summer of 2011 — in Novokuznetsk.