The Far East is in the midst of a freezing Asia

Cold Weather in Vladivostok. © Stringer Russia | Reuters

January 10, 2013. A rare case in history to have two consecutive months of winter were cold. January had followed the cold of December, which is an average of 3-5 degrees colder than was the norm.

All the New Year's holiday in Khabarovsk nights was below £ 30, the day the temperature is not exceeded? 23. Traditionally dawned frosty Christmas when in Blagoveshchensk temperature reached its lowest value since the beginning of the season? Is 36 degrees.

Record lows have not been achieved so far, but the difference between them and the fact that in recent times no more than 2-3 degrees. Surprisingly, in the Khabarovsk Territory is this? third consecutive abnormally frosty Christmas.

Not a bit softer weather in Primorye. Even, however, due to high humidity and high winds Vladivostok residents feel even colder. On the coast at night is celebrated to £ 20 … £ 25, in the mountains? to £ 40.

All this is fully true for nipped in the ice of Sakhalin. In the regional center of the night temperature steadily kept at £ 25, and in the central regions reaches No. 40.

The reason for the anomaly lies in the traditionally very developed and shifted to the south and east Asian anticyclone. He's not only a frost-bound Russian Far East, but also keeps in cold chains across Southeast and South Asia, including China, Japan, Korea, India, Nepal and Pakistan.

Severe frosts in China. © China Daily China Daily Information Corp — CDIC | Reuters

Cold weather in India. © Ahmad Masood | Reuters

Homeless in Delhi. © Ahmad Masood | Reuters

Snow in Kabul. © Mohammad Ismail | Reuters

Source: News Gismeteo

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