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GORKI, July 27 (Itar-Tass) —— The air temperature in the Moscow region is forecasted at 28-30 degrees soon, Head of Russia’s Federal Service on Hydrometeorology and Monitoring of Environment Alexander Frolov told a meeting at Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on the situation in Russia’s regions affected by anomalous air temperatures in 2012.
“The heat will move even to the North-West,” and in the Volga Federal District and some regions in the North Caucasus “in some locations the air temperature will go as high as 38-40 degrees,” however, those would be maximum temperatures, Frolov said.
In the Urals, the situation will stabilise to an extent – for about five days, and later on the heat will return there, he continued.
Frolov expressed concern about the weather situation in eastern regions: some parts of Siberia and the Far East have not seen rains for long, and the situation will remain practically the same.
Frolov told Medvedev that several regions of the Southern Federal District are in most dangerous situation. He named several regions in Kalmykiya, Astrakhan, Rostov and other regions.
“This tendency will remain to the end of the current month,” Frolov said. the fire hazardous situation will be growing in some regions of the Volga District, including in Bashkiriya and the Orenburg region.