Temperatures in Moscow beat 1990 record

MOSCOW, February 26 – RIA Novosti. The air temperature in Moscow on Friday rose to a record +6.4 degrees, according to the portal “Meteonosti”.

In mid-February, abnormal frosts were observed in Moscow, and on Thursday a sharp warming began.

“By 4 pm, the air temperature at VDNKh reached 6.4 degrees. This means that a new temperature record has been set for February 26. Previously, it belonged to 1990 and was 6.0 degrees,” the message says.

It is noted that the reason for such a high air temperature was not only the powerful advection of warm air, but also the sun, which glanced through after 14 hours. All this intensified the melting of snow in the city, the water on the streets increased. Water is all around: in Moscow it has become sharply warmerТемпература в Москве побила рекорд 1990 года 1 of 8

The night of February 26 became the warmest in Moscow for the whole winter, the Meteonosti portal reported. By morning, the temperature exceeded four degrees.

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Drizzling precipitation and high temperatures contributed to the fact that the snow was greatly reduced.

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Capital streets have turned into rivers of melt water.

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It will get a little colder on weekends, but the temperature will remain close to zero. Meanwhile, forecasters believe that it is too early to talk about the onset of spring.

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“This is just a thaw. The beginning of spring should be considered when the average daily air temperature steadily becomes positive, not for 1-2 days,” the Moscow Meteorological Bureau explained.

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City services report that they can handle snow removal. 300 brigades and 270 pieces of equipment are on duty in the streets around the clock.

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First of all, city services are clearing the approaches to stops of ground public transport, metro, MCC and MCD.

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Particular attention is paid to cleaning roofs so that ice and icicles do not form there.

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The night of February 26 became the warmest in Moscow for the whole winter, the Meteonosti portal reported. By morning, the temperature had exceeded four degrees.

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Drizzling precipitation and high temperatures contributed to the significant decrease in snow.

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Capital streets have turned into rivers of melt water.

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It will get a little colder on weekends, but the temperature will remain close to zero. Meanwhile, forecasters believe that it is too early to talk about the onset of spring.

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“This is just a thaw. The beginning of spring should be considered when the average daily air temperature steadily becomes positive, not for 1-2 days,” the Moscow Meteorological Bureau explained.

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City services report that they can handle snow removal. 300 brigades and 270 pieces of equipment are on duty in the streets around the clock.

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First of all, city services are clearing the approaches to stops of ground public transport, metro, MCC and MCD.

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Particular attention is paid to cleaning roofs so that ice and icicles do not form there.

The scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand also believes that the record happened due to the short-term appearance of the sun over the city.

“In Moscow, a record value for this day was set for the entire observation period of 143 years. Until now, there was a maximum value of 6 degrees, in 1990, and at 16:00 after the sun came out, the advection of very warm air and a little more solar energy – and the record has been broken, “Vilfand told RIA Novosti.

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