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Multicolored light poles appeared in the sky over Moscow, Russia - VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 08 January 2015 17:33

A rare atmospheric phenomenon - "light towers" - can be seen repeatedly over Moscow upcoming night of 7 to 8 January, according to TASS referring to the weather forecasters RF Hydrometeorological Center.

On the eve witnessed a rare phenomenon for central Russia were residents of Moscow and Moscow region: on Christmas Eve, many photographed and published his photos in social networks.

As explained in the Hydrometeorological Center of the Russian Federation, "light towers" are formed by a hard frost as a result of the reflection of Sunlight and city lights from microscopic ice particles in the air.


In this last night in some areas of the thermometer dropped below 25 degrees. For example, near the village on the eastern suburbs Cherusti frost firmed to minus 28.7 degrees. "It was the lowest temperature elevation in the area," - a spokesman said.


Earlier, the "light poles" of the capital were observed on January 22 last year, when the air temperature was well below minus 20 degrees. "As cold in Moscow and Moscow region persists, it is possible that we can again see this phenomenon coming night," - said the representative of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia.

At present, the air temperature in the metropolitan area is about 18 degrees below zero. During the day the weather will not change: it will be Sunny and cold could reach minus 19 degrees.

On Thursday, January 8 is expected to increase the temperature to minus 11 degrees, as well as snow and strong winds.


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