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The strongest snowfall in 28 years fell on Moscow


MOSCOW, Dec 14 Day in the capital has not been 28 years, a leading employee of the Phobos weather center, Evgeny Tishkovets, told RIA Novosti. “As a result of the influence of an active wave atmospheric front over the past day, the strongest anomalous snowfalls this winter fell on Moscow – before that, the worst was December 7 – Thus, at the base metropolitan meteorological station VDNKh, 9 millimeters of precipitation fell into the rain gauge, in the city center, on Balchug – 11 millimeters, in Tushino – 10 millimeters. % of the monthly rainfall of 56 millimeters. “Most of the snow fell in New Moscow (Mikhailovskoye) and Dolgoprudny near Moscow – 12 millimeters,” he said. The Phobos specialist added that the forecast for the amount of precipitation of 8-13 millimeters developed the day before was justified. “It should be noted that such heavy snowfalls the reference meteorological station VDNKh on this day has not been since 1993, when meteorologists also recorded nine millimeters. In the same year, in the rating of the wettest since 1948, the last snowfall shared the second place, yielding leadership only in 1976 “, – concluded the forecaster. Muscovites were urged to refuse to travel by car due to snowfall

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