Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug bound so strong frosts that household thermometers can not determine the exact temperature – they just don’t have enough divisions.
Locals publish in social networks photos in which it is seen that the minimum temperature that can show a thermometer that is equal to minus 52 degrees Celsius. In fact, in some cities the streets are much colder, reports Ura.ru.
One of such pictures made at the Priobskoye field, the other in the town of Raduzhny, says the Agency, by publishing these photos. Thus on the official site of administration of the Rainbow it is reported that the air temperature in the city on December 21 is minus 48 degrees, and all schools canceled classes from first through 11th grades.
In other cities also canceled school and many other activities. In Surgut December 21 – minus 51 degrees, in Khanty-Mansiysk – minus 47. The regional emergencies Ministry reported, citing a forecast by local meteorologists that until December 22 in the region is expected abnormally cold weather with average daily temperature below normal by 15 degrees or more and cold from 47 to 52 degrees.
However, according to MOE, emergencies in the region is not fixed – frost was able to prepare in advance. All essential services work in the strengthened mode. Surgut has introduced the mode of increased readiness and created operational headquarters, which was headed by the mayor Vadim Shuvalov.
The Ugra is strongly recommended in order to avoid hypothermia and frostbite without having to go outside and not to go anywhere by car. The authorities also advise residents of the region do not attempt to warm the alcohol. In the major cities organized paragraphs heating.
The cold affected the work of the airports of Surgut, Khanty-Mansiysk and Nizhnevartovsk, arrivals and departures of many flights have been delayed.
However, there are those who are so strong frosts are not scared. So, in Surgut, 19 Dec captured on video by a woman who was riding a Bicycle in 46-degree weather.
And in the city of Uray “walrus” with a fun swimming hole in the river Konda.
Meanwhile, the emergency situations Ministry in the city of Kogalym posted a video, which demonstrates how water on the fly turns into ice at minus 45.