Record cold in Russia

Temperatures already below zero –  in August!

An atmospheric vortex is bringing anomalously cold Arctic air to the northern regions of the European part and the northeastern regions of Siberia, including in the Komi and Yamalo-Nenets a.o. An area.

A new  record low of -4.8°C, was set in Vorkuta. The previous record was set August 13, 1994 when the temperature dropped to -1.4°C,

Also, a new record low of -0.6°C was set in Salekhard.