In 16 settlements of the Sakha Republic, thermometers dropped below minus 50 degrees, RIA Novosti reports.
The air temperature at the Pole of Cold, located not far from Oymyakon, also dropped to minus 55 degrees. In addition, in 33 settlements, the air temperature was below minus 45 degrees.
In the capital of the republic, Yakutsk, the air temperature reached minus 48 degrees. Local authorities canceled classes for students of the first to eighth grades.
Earlier it was reported that & nbsp; on Wednesday, December 22 & nbsp; in Moscow is expected from 18 & nbsp; to 20 degrees below zero. & Nbsp; In addition, forecasters & nbsp; warned residents of the capital on ice.