A temperature record set in Yakutsk on February 11
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The warmest temperature of -14,7 for this time of year set Febraury 11
Yakutia 24 TV channel: Weather forecasters recorded temperature records in Vologda, Chita and Yakutsk over the past two days.
According to scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia Roman Vilfand, the capital of the republic saw a significant warming change on February 11.
A record of 14,7 degrees below zero Celsius was set; the last temperature record lasted 99 years. Then the record was 17 degrees below zero.
“This is a wonderful feature of this winter. It is warm throughout. And there still will be records,” he says.
Earlier, we reported that the air temperature at the republic in February would exceed the norm by more than 10 degrees.