In the afternoon of Thursday, July 28, cloudy weather is expected in Moscow with clearings, in some places hail up to 2-3 centimeters in diameter, heavy rains and up to plus 29 degrees Celsius. This was announced by the leading specialist of the weather center “Phobos” Yevgeny Tishkovets.
“Thunderstorms, in some places hail with a diameter of up to 2-3 centimeters. The wind is southwestern with a transition to northwestern rhombuses of 5-10 meters per second, during a thunderstorm gusts can reach 15-20 meters per second, so today there will be very difficult weather, dangerous, ”he said in an interview with RIA Novosti “.
According to the forecaster, the atmospheric pressure will rise and will be 747 millimeters of mercury.
Tishkovets also noted that after today the heat will subside. At the same time, he drew attention to the fact that in the following days the temperature will drop sharply, but will return to its climatic course.
Muscovites and residents of the Moscow region are advised to be careful and attentive during worsening weather conditions.
He stressed that a thunderstorm is a dangerous weather phenomenon, during which it is better to be indoors. It is also recommended not to use umbrellas, mobile phones on the street and to park cars away from objects with a potentially high risk of falling.
Earlier in the day, Roman Vilfand, scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, reported that the last days of July would become cooler than the previous ones, as well as be marked by rain and thunderstorms. Residents of Moscow and the region will feel the coolness on Thursday, July 28. Vilfand warned that the rains would be accompanied by thunderstorms and winds up to 15-17 m/s.