In Moscow on January 15, light snow, a blizzard and temperatures down to -3 degrees are expected. Mikhail Leus, a leading employee of the Phobos weather center, spoke about this on Saturday.
“Today the weather in the capital will be determined by the rear, colder part of the outgoing cyclone. Mostly cloudy weather is expected in the region, there will be light snow, light snow. There is ice on the roads and sidewalks,” he wrote on his Instagram page.
The air temperature in the capital will be from -1 to -3 degrees, in the region – up to -5. A gusty northwest wind of 5-10 m/s is expected.
According to the forecaster, moderate magnetic storms are possible.
A day earlier, the chief specialist of the Moscow Meteorological Bureau, Tatyana Pozdnyakova, told Izvestia that the Moscow region would be in the zone of a cold atmospheric front in the week from January 17. In addition, a lot of snow is expected.
On the same day, Roman Vilfand, scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, warned earlier that day that abnormally low atmospheric pressure was expected in Moscow until the end of this week.