The Moscow authorities are advised to be attentive to participate in the parade

The Moscow authorities are advised to be attentive to participate in the parade© RIA Novosti. Vladimir Astapkovich

The participants of the winter parade in Moscow should be very attentive to participate in a sporting event and safety due to severe frosts on 7 and 8 January, the press service of the Moscow Department of transport on Saturday.

The press service noted that the Department proposed to the organizers to postpone the bike ride due to adverse weather.

In Moscow and the Moscow region on Saturday due to the severe frosts declared «orange» level of risk. In night with 7 on January 8, the expected temperature drop to -35 degrees during the day Sunday in Moscow -27…-25 below zero.

«The Department of transportation recommended to the organizers and participants are extremely attentive to participate in the parade and observance of safety. If you decide to participate – dress warmly, we do not recommend you to take part in the event, if there is no certainty that this race will be. To avoid hypothermia or frostbite, be sure to wear warm clothes, gloves and shoes. Not recommended for students as well as elderly and people who feel unwell on the eve», — addressed to participants in the Department.

Winter Bicycle parade kicks off in Moscow on Sunday, January 8 and will be held in the capital for the second time. Participants will drive along the embankments of the Moscow river to the Kremlin and back. The start of the cycle race is scheduled for 11.00, to collect participants will begin at 10.00 on the 3rd Frunzenskaya street.