In Siberia will come bitter cold up to minus 40 degrees Thursday

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krauledat in fotobanka. Archival photoIn Siberia will come bitter cold up to minus 40 degrees Thursday© RIA Novosti / Alexander Krajevima the image Bank

Real Epiphany frosts to minus 40 degrees with wind and snow storms would come in the Siberian Federal district on Thursday before the Baptism and will last several days, said RIA Novosti in the press service of the Siberian regional center of EMERCOM of Russia.

«In the Siberian regions is cold with strong winds and blizzards. In the coming days is expected to significantly decrease the temperature in most parts of the Siberian Federal district. The frost, sometimes up to 35-40 degrees, will last a few days», — reported in a press-Department service.

The MOE encourages the population to take care of fire safety of their homes. «All types of heating (furnace, gas, electric) must be under the scrutiny of the homeowners. The use of electrical appliances must comply with the instructions. It is strictly forbidden to use makeshift equipment,» — said the emergency Department.

Rescuers call not to allow children to play with matches and other flammable items, do not leave children or disabled members of the family unattended. MOE also reminds that you should comply with fire safety measures and to call for the vigilance of others.

MOE suggested drivers avoid problems on the road, «temporarily put private cars on the joke.» «To long-distance drivers need to remember that on the outer tracks, as a rule, always colder, so you need to carefully take care of their security. Lay in the car minimum rescue equipment: shovels, rope, axe. And don’t forget to dress appropriately for the time of year and weather conditions», — said the press service of the Ministry.

MOE also recommends to cancel trips and long trips in case of severe cold.