Forecasters said many in Russia will last for an unusually hot weather

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis in photobacteria weather in Moscow. Archival photoForecasters said many in Russia will last for an unusually hot weather© RIA Novosti / Alexei Filippoupolitis the image Bank

Unusually hot weather that prevails in Russia and Europe, will last through next week, said in an interview with RIA Novosti Deputy Director General of the world meteorological organization Elena Manaenkova.

«Now throughout Europe, especially in the Northern part, on the territory of Russia and in Northern Siberia observed intense heat and heat waves. The predictions of our centers in Germany, the UK and Russia suggests that this week the heat will definitely continue, and next week, too,» she said.

According to her, currently in the Northern hemisphere due to a hung anticyclone blocked Jet Stream (strong winds in the upper troposphere — ed.) which usually do not let the hot air from the tropics into middle latitudes.

Full interview with Deputy Director General of WMO, visit the website at 11.00 GMT.