In the Russian capital, the weather warning was extended due to the threat of fires. This was reported on website Hydrometeorological Center.
The yellow level of weather danger was decided not to be canceled until the end of the weekend. Due to the high risk of fires in the capital region, the weather warning is valid until Sunday.
“Fire danger. The warning period is until 12:00 on May 21. Fourth grade,” the Hydrometeorological Center specified.
Prior to this, the yellow alert level was extended until 22:00 on the 20th. In addition, in the Moscow region, it was forbidden to visit forests until May 23 due to the high risk of fires. Residents are not yet recommended to relax in nature and drive into forests by car.
Earlier, the Hydrometeorological Center reported that showers and thunderstorms with increased winds are expected in Moscow on Sunday. Cloudy weather will continue until the middle of next week, but the air will warm up to +18…+23 degrees.