Snowfall, who the day before had forecast meteorologists began Wednesday morning in Moscow.
On Tuesday, meteorologists said the snow, which will begin in Moscow on Wednesday and only subsided by Friday, can bring about half the monthly rainfall. According to forecasts, snowfall will be accompanied by a strong east and south-east wind speed in gusts will reach 15 meters per second.
Already at 7 am on Wednesday the capital's streets and parked cars were under a thick layer of snow. Movement on some roads and pavements because of snowfall can be complicated.
At the moment, the air temperature in the capital is about 10 degrees.