The air temperature in Moscow exceeded the record mark of 45-year-old. It is reported by "Interfax" with reference to data of the hydrometeorological center of Russia.
At the time 13:00 on Thursday, 18 June, the temperature in that region, where is located the base station of Moscow has increased to 30.4 degrees.
The highest temperature for this day was previously recorded in 1975. Then the thermometer rose to 29.4 degrees.
The day before, on June 17, the city set a new temperature record for all time of observations for that day. The air in Moscow warmed up to 31.4 degrees, and could not resist the record of 1892. Then forecasters recorded 30.8 degrees Celsius.
Forecasters warned of Muscovites about the fact that on Thursday the air can warm up to 32 degrees. Residents are asked to be careful and avoid overheating.
According to preliminary forecasts, the heat will subside in the coming weekend. The temperature drops to about 20 degrees, also the possibility of rain and thunderstorms.