Severe frosts are expected in many regions of the Russian Federation on New Year’s Eve, in some parts of the country it will get colder up to 48 ° C, Roman Vilfand , scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, warned . It is reported by TASS .
According to a weather expert, in the Irkutsk region , Khabarovsk Territory and Yakutia , the temperature will be below 40°C.
“It will be cold in the Urals and in the north of Western Siberia. In the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug , -35°C is predicted, in the Khanty-Mansiysk Okrug – the same temperatures – -35…-37°C,” Vilfand specified.
In the north-east of the Irkutsk region, the thermometers will show up to -42°C.
Vilfand also stressed that in some areas of Yakutia it will freeze from 38 to 48 ° C.
“In the Khabarovsk Territory, the temperature will drop to -41 … -42 ° C …,” the weather forecaster noted.
Earlier, Vilfand told what the weather will be like in Moscow on New Year’s Eve. At the same time, the probability that the forecast will come true is very high, the specialist emphasized. The chances of this happening are 75-80%