MOSCOW, March 11. /ITAR-TASS/. Unusual warm weather with air temperatures of around 11 degrees Celsius above zero will prevail in the city of Moscow and the Moscow region Tuesday.
A cold atmospheric front will move closer to the region from the west in the second half of the day. No rainfall is expected and the skies will be partly cloudy.
Air temperatures in the Moscow region will vary from 6 degrees to 11 degrees Celsius above zero.
Weather in Moscow has set three new temperature records for March in the past three days.
Monday afternoon, the temperature gauges at the central meteorological station at the All-Russia Exhibition Center registered the temperature of +13.6 C — a maximum throughout the history of regular weather observations in Moscow.
Forecasts do not predict a new record on Tuesday but they suggest that the situation of March 11, 1997, when the air got as warm as +10.7 degrees may be replicated.
Overnight to Wednesday, the air will cool off to +1 to +3 degrees in the city and to -2 to -3 C.
A short rain is expected Wednesday afternoon. The air will warm up to +5 to +7 degrees and to +3 to +8 degrees in various parts of the Moscow region.