In the next few years forty degrees of heat will cease to be anomalous for the Russian regions. About it to portal "Ura.EN" said head of the laboratory of climatology Institute of geography RAS Vladimir Semenov.
As the scientist explained, this is due to climate change. Over the last forty years, Russia has on average warmed by 2-2.5 degrees.
"the weather changed gradually, but evident it has become now. Sudden changes in weather, when the heat gives way to downpours and hurricanes, have always been characteristic of the South of Russia. Soon this situation will occur in all regions of the country," — said Semenov.
According to him, these weather fluctuations will soon become familiar to all Russians.
Climatologist also warned that because of climate change grows the likelihood of natural disasters.
"Now the air is colder and more humid, and the temperature contrast between the North and middle latitudes in some regions remains large. As a result of storm processes and the tornadoes" — the scientist has added.
The specialists of the hydrometeorological centre warned of the coming heat wave in the Russian regions. Under forecasts of weather forecasters, in the Saratov, Astrakhan, Rostov, Belgorod areas the air will warm up to forty degrees.