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Temperature 10-12°C below the climatic norm.
Severe freezing has hit parts of Evenkia, Irkutsk and Yakutia. On November 19, the temperature fell to -40, -42°C.
It was even colder just east of Yakutia. In Ytyk-Kel and Churapcha, Teplyi Klyuch and Tompo, the thermometers showed -44 ° C, In Deliankir and Oymyakon -47°C.
In Yakutia, such frosts are fairly common at this time of year. But for Central Siberia, this is a serious temperature anomaly (italics added), because the average daily temperature for Nov 18 was 10-12°C below the climatic norm.
In Evenkia’s capital, Tura, the temperature dropped to -26°C in the morning. However, the lowest temperature in Russia over the past 24 hours, -31°C, was recorded at the weather station of Kerbo, located slightly south of Tura.
In Yakutia at the weather station Teplyj Klyuch, the temperature dropped to -28°C, and in Oymyakon in the morning it was only -17°C.
The temperature in Tompo city (Yakutia) dropped to -32,5°C. (http://www.ogimet.com)
Breaks record set more than 60 years ago.
26 Sep 2017 – A new record low temperature was registered in Omsk today.
The mercury plummeted to -6.2 degrees C, breaking the previous record for the date of -4.5C, which was set more than 60 years ago in 1955.
Temperatures in the area are abnormally cold, running 5-10 degrees C below the climatic norm.
There’s no evidence of global warming in western Siberia, says the Siberian Times.
The Khanti-Mansi region set a new record with a bone-crushing minus 62C (-79.6F) at the Bolshoe Olkhovskoe oilfield. The village of Kazym in the same district of Beloyarsky hit minus 58C (-72.4F).
-50C? No problem for real Siberians, says Russia Times
Western Siberian meteorological services released an emergency warning telling people to stay indoors as much as possible as the chilling temperatures look set to remain for several days.
Chilling videos and photos:
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Snows across the middle east from Algeria, to Yemen, Iran and Azerbaijan and central Asia. Not only are these snow areas rare but it only the 2nd week of November 2016. COP22 is being held at the same time, and its about time we start discussing Global Cooling on the agenda as it seems the grand solar minimum is intensifying.
Early deep freeze in Siberia closes schools https://www.sott.net/article/334034-E…
Sun Halo Russia extreme cold https://www.sott.net/article/333911-S…
Siberia’s early deep freeze closes schools http://tass.com/society/912107
Kazakhstan – Main roads closed due to heavy snow and blizzards https://iceagenow.info/kazachstan-mai…
At least 90 people have been hospitalized from an anthrax outbreak in Russia, including 50 children. Eight are confirmed as infected with anthrax. Doctors believe at least 6 patients have the more virulent intestinal form of the disease, which killed one boy, age 12. Authorities say it’s the first fatal anthrax outbreak in Russia in more than 75 years.
The outbreak originated in a Siberian community after a heat wave melted the permafrost where spores of anthrax remained alive inside the frozen carcass of an infected reindeer. Animals fed on that thawed carcass, which may have been up to a hundred years old, then transmitted it to reindeer that nomadic herders killed and ate.
Herders face a quarantine that may last until September.
– North Magnetic Pole Is Shifting Rapidly Toward Russia (National Geographic News, Dec. 15, 2005)
Earth’s magnetic field seems to be weakening and potentially migrating
arth’s magnetic field is weakening, and may be getting set to flip–in just a few thousand years north will become south and south will become north, LiveScience reports. But before it can do that, the magnetic field may wander around a bit. Right now, say scientists with the European Space Agency, the Earth’s magnetic north pole seems to be wandering over to Siberia.
The strength of the Earth’s magnetic field is always changing, with patches of stronger or weaker shielding found across the planet. Right now, the weakest spots hover above the Western Hemisphere, whereas places around the Indian Ocean have been growing stronger. The wobbles in magnetic field strength, says LiveScience, could mean that the planet’s magnetic field is entering a period of flux that will last up to a few thousand years and may ultimately end in a flipping of Earth’s magnetic poles.
“Last month, Siberia experienced record snowfall and the worst blizzard in a decade,”
says this article on USA Today.
Many areas of the city of Omsk paralyzed.
“The snow has gotten off to an incredible start in Siberia, where record snowfall has paralyzed many areas of the city of Omsk,” says RT News.
Record for the entire month of September.
21 Sep 2015 – Specialists portal recalled that last week, that is, in mid-September in Krasnoyarsk observed “it is winter landscapes.”
Snow fell in almost all regions of Siberia, and in some places even formed a temporary snow. In Evenkia its height in some places has already reached 6 – 10 cm.
The origin of giant sinkhole craters in Siberia has prompted dozens of wild theories, from meteorites to UFOs. An RT documentary has traveled to the region to try and lift the veil behind the mystery.
Looking inside the mystery holes in the Russian Yamal peninsula is an experience of a lifetime, according to RT documentary correspondent Vitaly Buzuev. The largest of the craters, discovered a year ago, is 60 meters deep.
“I was really shocked when I saw these holes for the first time. It’s the biggest hole in Yamal, and you could put a 25-storey building inside it,” Buzuev said.
The natives aren’t looking for scientific explanations of the holes’ origin, Buzuev said. They prefer to believe the craters have a “connection to another world.”
“Everybody who lives there and nomads roaming through the tundra need to hear the voice of the Earth. So they believe that something extraordinary happened, and there’s no explanation,” he added.
– More Giant Craters Appear In Siberia, Scientists Nervous To Investigate (ZeroHedge, Feb 28, 2015):
In the middle of last summer came news of a bizarre occurrence no one could explain. Seemingly out of nowhere, a massive crater appeared in one of the planet’s most inhospitable lands. Early estimates said the crater, nestled in a land called “the ends of the Earth” where temperatures can sink far below zero, yawned nearly 30 metres in diameter.
One of the craters in Siberia’s so-called “ends of the earth”
– Russians panic-buying buckwheat amid national shortage (Ice Age Now, Dec 29, 2014):
Bad harvest in Siberia has seen Russia run out of the loved grain.
Buckwheat turning to gold?
The Russian economy is close to collapse after a desperate interest rate hike failed to halt a slide in the value of the battered Russian rouble.
The currency has lost around half its value this year due to falling oil prices and the impact of Western sanctions on Moscow over the annexation of Crimea and ‘destabilisation’ of eastern Ukraine.
The entire Russian stock market is now worth less than the market value of Microsoft.
However, the Russians are concerned with a more pressing crisis: they are running out of buckwheat.