Putin offered condolences to families of victims in Mi-8 crash in YamalSociety & Culture October 22, 11:20
Production of Russian flu vaccines in Nicaragua may start on October 22Society & Culture October 22, 7:44
Mascot of 2018 World Cup should be remembered like Olympic Mishka, Mutko saysSport October 22, 6:31
Nineteen people killed, 3 injured in helicopter crash landing in Russia's YamalSociety & Culture October 22, 5:00
Donetsk’s suburb comes under shelling by Ukrainian troopsWorld October 22, 4:16
Russia to host 2018 FIFA World Cup at highest level — MutkoSport October 22, 2:12
Wolf chosen as mascot of 2018 FIFA World Cup in RussiaSport October 22, 2:00
Warming in Russian-British relations not in sight over short term, says expertRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 22, 1:38
Ceasefire agreements signed with 15 more Syrian settlements — Russian Defense MinistryWorld October 22, 0:39
BAKU, February 8 (Itar-Tass) — Unusually frosty weather is recorded in Azerbaijan.
On Wednesday night, the temperature was 14 degrees Celcius below zero, and weather experts say it is a record.
“Last time, heavy frosts were in Azerbaijan in 1969, but back then the temperature in Baku was only minus ten degrees,” the country’s meteorology service said. As for the weather in the regions, in some of them the temperature was as low as 20 degrees Celcius below zero.
The frosty weather came together with snow storms and strong wind. Ice-covered roads affect Baku’s public transport, though the maintenance services are doing everything in their power to clear the roads of snow. Because of the frosts, Baku’s international airport named after Geidar Aliyev delayed or cancelled several flights, including those to Moscow and St. Petersburg. A plane operating London-Baku flight had to make a landing in Tehran. However, the railroad and international busses work as usual.