Hydrometeorological Center of Russia at its website warned Muscovites about expected sleet and ice on Friday, 20 November.
In the daytime, cloudy weather is expected in the capital, the air temperature is from one degree of frost to one degree of heat, in the dark – from minus two degrees to zero. The wind will blow from the south and southwest at a speed of 6 to 11 meters per second. In places, gusts will reach 17 meters per second.
In the Moscow suburbs, it will get colder up to two degrees below zero during the day, and up to five degrees below zero on Saturday night. In the metropolitan area, the yellow hazard level will operate until evening.
Earlier, Yevgeny Tishkovets, a leading specialist at the Phobos weather center, promised Muscovites comfortable and mild weather with moderate snow drifts. According to the forecaster, the last autumn week in the capital will be snowy, despite slight warming. In early December, Muscovites will experience 2-3 degrees above normal weather.
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