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The hydrometeorological center has promised a "collapse of the cold" in the European part of Russia
11 May 2020, 08:13
The hydrometeorological center has promised a "collapse of the cold" in the European part of Russia
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A cooling of 10 degrees in the European part of Russia and unusually warm weather in Siberia and the Urals was predicted by the scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand.

- At the beginning of next week over the north: the center of a very deep cyclone will be located in Scandinavia and the Barents Sea, and the low-pressure hollow will be oriented to European territory. Cold air masses move along the western periphery of low pressure, while warm ones move along the eastern periphery. On Monday and Tuesday, the European territory will be in the eastern periphery, very warm air masses will come to us on Monday. On Monday, the temperature is about 20 degrees, and on Tuesday to 25 degrees in the center of European Russia, - RIA Novosti quotes Wilfand.

According to him, the "low-pressure hollow" will shift to the Urals. By the evening of Tuesday, said the weather forecaster, in the European part of the country it will sharply cool.

- The temperature will drop by more than 10 degrees, there will be a collapse of the cold, collapse in literally ten hours. Until the weekend, it is certain that the European part of Russia will be dominated by cold air masses, the temperature will be four to five degrees below normal, ”the expert noted.

Night temperatures will be 6-8 degrees. During the day, the temperature range will fluctuate between 10-13 degrees. In addition to a sharp cooling, the inhabitants of the European part of Russia need to prepare for a strong wind and thunderstorms.

Residents of the Asian part of the Russian Federation will enjoy a warm May.

- Sustainable heat in the Urals, in the Tyumen region, in the south of Western Siberia, in the south of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, in Tuva, Khakassia. There the temperature is 26-28 degrees, and in the Omsk region in the next few days the temperature can rise to 35 degrees during the day. This is fantastic for May! In all noted regions, the temperature is above the norm by 10-12 degrees, ”said Vilfand.

According to him, an anticyclone is responsible for the unusually warm weather at this time of year in the Asian part of Russia. At the same time, the weather forecaster warned of the threat of forest fires in the south of the Krasnodar Territory, in the south of Western Siberia and in Transbaikalia.

Recall that earlier, Roman Villefand announced the upcoming soil drought in a number of Russian regions. However, Doctor of Geographical Sciences Sergei Dobrovolsky believes that it is too early to give accurate forecasts for drought - this can only be discussed in the summer.