The absolute record heat 19 Feb beaten in Moscow

Photos: Moscow 24/Anton Velikzhanin

In Moscow on 19 February was an absolute record heat for this day. The air in the capital warmed up to 4.7 degrees above zero, reports RIA Novosti with reference to leading expert of the center weather “Phobos” Eugene Tiskovna.

“the Previous record – plus a 3.7 in 1925,” – said the meteorologist.

Earlier it was reported that the capital was seventh beaten temperature record of the winter – the temperature has risen above the level of 4 degrees with a plus sign for the first time in 95 years.

the capital of the seventh beaten temperature record for the winter

According to forecasts of weather forecasters, “unprecedented” heat will continue throughout the country until at least the beginning of next week.

Scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand told why this year set an abnormally warm winter. According to him, this is due to air masses from the Atlantic, forcing the cold air from Siberia.

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