Add to favorite
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Russian Yakutia gripped by harsh cold
19.12.2008 16:05
Russian Yakutia gripped by harsh cold

The Russian Republic of Yakutia in Siberia is gripped by a harsh cold spell with temperatures falling to 58 below zero in Mirninsky district, the local weather center reported Friday.
      Bitter frosts below minus 50 hit most of Yakutia and reached minus 55 in the village of Tompon. In Oymyakon, the Northern Pole of Cold, temperatures fell to minus 57. Schools are closed and hospitals are overcrowded with patients suffering from frostbites.
      In the meantime, heat supplies disrupted on December 6th by an accident were restored in the settlement of Yakokit. The accident left 105 residential houses without central heating, the local emergency center reported.


Next Previous

You might also find interesting:

72 Ice Shows will be Presented in Moscow
"Novotel" will be Constructed in Saint Petersburg
Smetanino Fest: Russias Biggest Scrambled Eggs Consisting of 7 Thousand Eggs Broke Records
The Kapusta Barynya Gastronomic Festival
Shrovetide Week Starts

Comment on our site

RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
Bashkir Cuisine  Soviet Leaders  Valley of Geysers  Gorky Park  Park Live  Russian tourism  Moscow  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week   Mikhailovsky Castle  Russian actors  Tsaritsyno  guest authors  Russian weather  Jazz  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian volcanos  travel to Russia  International Conference  Novosibirsk Museums  Russian Cinema  Film Festivals  Museum Festival  Russian Champions  Vologda  St. Petersburg  Elizaveta Glinka  Post-Revolutionary Writers  Murmansk  Russian regions  Kabardino-Balkaria  Deep Purple  Festivals in Moscow  Maria Sharapova  Russian business  Russian businness  Starfish  Igor Butman  Russian writers  Mineralogical Tourism   Grigory Rasputin  Amur Region  Bashkiria  New Medicines  space  Russian opposition activists  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  the Crimea  EU sanctions  South Stream  North Caucasus 

Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites