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    Temperatures in Siberia Reached Unprecedented 35°C/95°F in May 2020 Due to Climate Change

    Siberia is in the throes of a heat wave that would be considered warm even by the standards of those living outside the Arctic Circle. In Washington, for example, the temperature has been stuck in the 60s all week, reaching a maximum of 73 degrees Thursday. Yet several stations in North Central...
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    Putin Has Ordered the Army to Help Tackle Massive Wildfires Raging in Siberia

    Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered the army to help tackle massive wildfires raging in Siberia and other regions in the east. The decision was taken after Mr Putin was briefed on the growing crisis by the head of the emergencies ministry. About three million hectares (7.4 million...
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    Four People Die in Helicopter Crash in Siberia on Dec 30

    Four men were killed less than an hour ago when AgustaWestland AW119 Koala helicopter went down in Siberia near Ulan-Ude. The cause of the crash is unclear at the moment. Police have ordered autopsy on all corpses. At least two of the victims are young guys.
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    Record Cold Continues in Siberia

    Winter in Siberia is usually spectacular and always very cold. But this winter has been relentless. Week after week, temperatures have been dipping to 50 below zero. Siberians are accustomed to the cold, but they were completely unprepared for temperatures this low. Not surprisingly, the...
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    Unusual November cold grips Siberia

    Temperatures in Novosibirsk, third most populous city in Russia after Moscow and St. Petersburg, have dropped to -30°C (-22 °F) in recent days and schools across Siberia are shutting down for at least a week. The abnormal weather pattern developed early in November with much warmer air over the...
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    Snow drifts over 3 metres deep cover Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Siberia

    Temperatures in the Urals are currently -40°C and below, very abnormal for this time of year.