In the North of the Irkutsk region on Epiphany colder to minus 56 degrees

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura in fotomasterskie cut the hole for the baptismal font on the Irtysh river in the city of Tara Omsk regionIn the North of the Irkutsk region on Epiphany colder to minus 56 degrees© RIA Novosti / Alexei Mangalapura the image Bank

Epiphany frosts come in the Irkutsk region, in Northern areas the temperature will fall to 56 degrees, according to the press-service GUMCHS in the region.

According to the Agency, in the territory of the Angara 18 January predicted snow in Northern areas strengthening of a wind to 22 metres per second. After the snow comes the cold.

«The nineteenth-twentieth of January in some places in the region is expected to extreme cold… -46 -41°, North and verkhnelensky areas… -48 -53°, 20 January to minus 56°», — said in a statement GUMCHS.

Severe frost in January are not an anomaly for Irkutsk, located in the zone of sharply continental climate. The lowest temperature at the Baptism was recorded in the Irkutsk 19 Jan 1947 — minus 43 degrees.

This year weather forecasters promise in the capital of the Angara region of minus 30 degrees.

Source