MOSCOW, February 12 – RIA Novosti. Forecasters predict a sharp drop in temperature in the south of European Russia to abnormal values: in three days it will get colder by 20-25 degrees, scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand told RIA Novosti.
“In the south, there is a decrease in temperature, from Thursday it will decrease, and on Saturday the temperature will drop to negative values, and on Saturday even in the daytime there will be negative values in Crimea … The temperature will drop by 20-25 degrees in three days,” Vilfand said.
According to him, precipitation is expected “in all three phases – snow, rain, sleet”.
“And the wind will increase up to 25 meters per second, and in the mountains up to 35 meters per second. Let me remind you that the wind above 35 meters per second is dangerous … For the life of the Crimea there will be a difficult period – February 12 and 13. And then it will be abnormally cold the weather … will be 7-9 degrees below normal, “the scientist said.
He noted that a similar situation will develop in the south of the Krasnodar Territory and on the Black Sea coast.