For the entire center of the European part of Russia on the Day of the Defender of the Fatherland, February 23, “male” weather will be characteristic, said Roman Vilfand, scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia.
“It will get colder by 23 February. Of course, the weather happens on February 23 and is mild, with feminine features, but this time it will be really harsh, “RIA Novosti quotes Vilfand on Sunday, February 21.
In the metropolitan area, on Tuesday, the thermometer will drop to –15 … –17 degrees, in the region to –19 degrees. At the same time, it will get colder at night to -23 … -25 degrees, and in low places in the Moscow region it is expected to be -33 degrees below zero.
According to the meteorologist, such temperature indicators on Defender of the Fatherland Day will spread to the entire center of European Russia. At the same time in the region on February 23 it will be sunny and little wind.
On the eve of the chief specialist of the Moscow meteorological office Tatyana Pozdnyakova said that the night of February 23 could become the coldest in Moscow in 2021. Forecasters expect that on the eve of Defender of the Fatherland Day, the temperature in the capital will drop to 27 degrees below zero.