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Cyclone will bring polar air and frosts to Moscow

Rain in Moscow
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The new working week in Moscow will start with a cold snap. On Monday, May 16, only plus 6-8 degrees is expected at night. This was announced on May 15 by a leading employee of the Phobos weather center Evgeny Tishkovets.

He noted that most of the week the synoptic map of European Russia will be represented by the rear part of the North Atlantic cyclone, reports RIA Novosti. “New portions of scattered rain clouds and fresh air of polar origin will arrive with a temperature background 5-6 degrees below the normal climatic norm,” the meteorologist said.

In the Moscow region on the first day of the week, night temperatures will drop to plus 4-9 degrees. During the day in Moscow the air will warm up to plus 13-15 degrees, in the Moscow region up to plus 11-16 degrees. On Tuesday, May 17, short rains are expected, it will get colder by another degree.

On Wednesday, May 18, precipitation is unlikely, but the night will be even colder – up to plus 1-6 degrees. From Thursday, May 19, showers will begin, and the daily air temperature in the Moscow region will drop to 10 degrees Celsius. On the night of Friday, May 20, frosts are predicted. Further warming is expected, however, the average daily temperature will still not be able to return to its climatic course.

Earlier, the Ministry of Emergency Situations warned residents of the capital region that on Sunday, May 15, adverse meteorological phenomena are expected in the city. Weather will deteriorate significantly. The warning is valid until the end of the day.

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