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December 19 due to snowfall at three Moscow airports, according to the & nbsp; service & laquo; Yandex.Schedule & raquo; & nbsp; at 17.00, & nbsp; 29 flights were canceled and eight were delayed. So, in Vnukovo eight flights were delayed, in Domodedovo – seven, in Sheremetyevo – 14. & nbsp; & nbsp;
& nbsp; How much snow fell? & nbsp;
According to leading employee of the Phobos weather center Evgeniya Tishkovets, c and last night in Moscow (according to the VDNKh base meteorological station), 5 mm of precipitation fell, due to which the snowdrifts grew from 17 to 23 cm, while the norm for this time of year was 15 cm.At another metropolitan meteorological station, Tushino, the snow cover was 27 cm . & nbsp; The largest snowdrifts were recorded in the suburbs. In particular, in Pavlovsky Posad & ndash; 29 cm, and in Cherusty – 33 cm, Tishkovets wrote on his Facebook page.
& nbsp; “ As a result of these snowfalls, visibility decreased to 1000 meters, and somewhere less. And this always imposes restrictions on crews, '' said the meteorologist in an interview with Vesti & nbsp; FM.
& nbsp; How much snow will it fall in Moscow next week?
All the coming week, Russian & nbsp; frosts await Central Russia, the forecaster noted. And a diving cyclone of North Atlantic origin & nbsp; and & nbsp; called by German meteorologists “ Neo '', will bring gusts of wind and transient charges of snow. & Nbsp;
& nbsp; “ Over the coming week in Moscow, a total of 7 to 12 mm of precipitation will fall, and the height of the snowdrifts will reach 30 cm by Sunday, and on Monday & ndash; up to 32-37 cm, which is twice the norm and is ahead of the climatic calendar by a month, '' wrote Tishkovets.
He also noted that Wednesday, December 22, will be the coldest day in the metropolitan area since 1978. On Wednesday night in Moscow, the thermometer will drop to -17 … -22 degrees. Nevertheless, from & nbsp; Thursday, “ when, under the influence of the ridge of the anticyclone, the weather clears up a little, '' the air currents will turn from the north to the west, as a result of which the cold begins to slowly recede. In the morning, the thermometer will show -16 & hellip; -21, in the afternoon up to -11 & hellip; -16.
On Friday, the snow will be of low intensity (& nbsp; at night -14 & hellip; -19, during the day -8 & hellip; -13), and on Saturday, snowfalls will noticeably increase, the forecaster noted. & nbsp; The temperature background will return to its climatic channel: in the morning not lower than -8 & hellip; -13, in the afternoon from -3 to -8. On & nbsp; Sunday, December 26, it will also be quite snowy, at night it will get warmer to -3 & hellip; -8, in the daytime to -1 & hellip; -6.
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