Last month, Russia recorded the second-highest average May temperature in 130 years, according to the country’s climate monitoring system, Rosgidromet.
May 2021 officially became Russia’s second-warmest month since measurements began in 1891 – second only to May 2020, with average temperatures 0.5°C higher.
“The temperature change in Russia over the past two centuries is impressive”, commented earlier this month, meteorologist Scott Duncan, via Twitter.
This Monday, Evgeny Tishkovets, an expert at the capital’s Phobos meteorological center, told Russia Today what or what “It will exceed the normal temperature of the weather at this time, 13 to 15 degrees higher.”
“In addition, nearly every day heat levels that have not been felt for over a century of measurements will be recorded.”
It is very likely, according to the expert, that Breaking “the absolute record during the month of June, which has not happened since 1901, when the air temperature exceeded 34.7 degrees.”
A similar temperature was only recorded 120 years ago., said a meteorologist.
The Central Federal District, home to more than 38 million Russians, will face high levels of ultraviolet radiation.
The scientific director of the Russian Meteorological Center, Roman Velvand, told RIA Novosti that “This situation is rare in European Russia” and warned residents to “beware of the strong sun”.
The Rospotrebnadzor health monitoring system announced on Monday that Companies should consider reducing the length of working hours if offices and workplaces are at temperatures above 28.5 degrees.
It is worth noting that in 2010, an unprecedented heat wave hit western Russia, with temperatures well above the seasonal average. An estimated 55,000 people died from these harsh conditions, and agricultural production declined by 25 percent.
to me Moscow TimesAnd the Russia heats up 2.5 times faster than the planet as a whole.
Early last year, massive wildfires swept through Siberia and temperatures soared to more than 38 degrees Celsius in the far north, smashing Arctic temperature records. It is estimated that more than 1.15 million hectares of forest burned in June 2020 due to climate change, which worries environmentalists.