In St. Petersburg at the weekend is expected first snow

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Danceparty in fotobanka in Saint-Petersburg. Archival photo.In St. Petersburg at the weekend is expected first snow© RIA Novosti / Alexey danceparty to the photobank

The first snow is expected in St. Petersburg on Saturday and Sunday, said chief forecaster of the city Alexander Kolesov.

«The forecast for the weekend is very difficult. Sleet, snow. At night constantly negative temperature,» Kolesov wrote Thursday on his page in Facebook.

As noted forecaster, this weekend you can expect the «day of the tinman» when out on the roads EN masse accident occurs due to the fact that drivers do not have time to change tires for winter. «Passing through the town can be seen that the studded wheels of the unit. On weekends, when it can happen next «day of the tinman» in the tire will not fall», — said Kolesov.

According to him, in early November, the St. Petersburg expects warming.

On Thursday afternoon, according to the website of the North-West Department of Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring, the temperature in St. Petersburg is + 3.6 degrees. Saturday is projected to be wet snow, Sunday snow and sleet. Night temperature will be from 0 to minus 2 degrees, day — 1-3 degrees of heat. It is expected sleet.