MOSCOW, March 09 /ITAR-TASS/. Weather in Moscow is about to break one more temperature record, as the air my warm up to 9 degrees Celsius Sunday afternoon, thus outdoing the previous record of 7.2 degrees set in 1995.
Russia’s Center for Hydrometeorology and Environment Monitoring says the skies in the city and the region are expected to be partly cloudy and no atmospheric precipitations are expected.
Forecasts also speak of a mild northwest wind of 3 m/sec to 8 m/sec.
This type of weather is also due to prevail Monday, with the temperatures varying from minus 4 in the rural areas before dawn to one degree. In the afternoon, the temperature gauges are likely to show 8 to 10 degrees and even 11 degrees in some parts of the region.
The weather may repeat the record for March 10 that was set in 1997 10.2 degrees Celsius.
March 8, gauges at Moscow’s main meteorological station at the All-Russia Exhibition Center showed 8.1 degrees Celsius, which was also a record reading.