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Scientist: warming increases the risk of releasing anthrax

Recorded climate change in Yakutia increases the risk of the release of anthrax burial grounds and ancient bacteria from permafrost degradation, said RIA Novosti Deputy Director for science of the permafrost Institute. P. I. Melnikov, SB RAS, senior research fellow, international scientific-educational center of biogeochemistry and climatology BEST Institute of natural Sciences NEFU Alexander Fedorov.

In the Yakut city of Verkhoyansk, also known as the Northern pole of cold, meteorologists have confirmed anomalous heat – 20 June the temperature rose to plus 38 degrees. This temperature record was interested by the world meteorological organization, the anomaly, after verification, may be included in the so-called meteorological "book of records" Archive of exceptional weather and climate temperatures. According to the scientist, climate change in Yakutia in the last decade has become much more noticeable

Scientist: melting permafrost may force the inhabitants of Yakutia to move

Climate change in Yakutia in the last decade has become much more visible in the future, the thawing of permafrost could lead to the relocation of many inhabitants of the Republic, told RIA Novosti Deputy Director for science of the permafrost Institute imeni P. I. Melnikov, SB RAS, senior research fellow, international scientific-educational center of biogeochemistry and climatology BEST Institute of natural Sciences NEFU Alexander Fedorov.

In the Yakut city of Verkhoyansk, also known as the Northern pole of cold, meteorologists have confirmed anomalous heat – 20 June the temperature rose to plus 38 degrees. This temperature record was interested by the world meteorological organization, the anomaly, after verification, may be included in the so-called meteorological "book of records" Archive of exceptional weather and climate temperatures.

In Yakutia expected warming to 18 degrees

Abnormal hot weather in the North of Yakutia goes down in early July to 18 degrees, cyclone will bring rain, thunderstorms and gusty winds, told RIA Novosti the head of the Yakut Department of Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring, Tatiana Marshalik.

According to the chief meteorologist of the Republic, from the first days of July weather in Yakutia will change radically. Expected warming in the Kolyma-Indigirka districts. The cold air mass from the Northwest on 1 July will shift to Bulun and Olenek uluses of the Republic. In the Central regions of Yakutia will also be much cooler. The cyclone will bring rain, thunderstorms, gusty winds for the Western and Central regions.

Environmentalists have warned about the risk of forest fires in Siberia because of the heat

Established in June in Siberia hot weather increases the risk of forest fires, told RIA Novosti expert ecologists at the University of Stockholm.

With him, also agree associate Professor of the Institute of physical geography, Stockholm University Gustaf Huselius.

Vilfand: heat in Verhojansk can be a meteorological record

Heat to 38 degrees, the pole of cold in Verkhoyansk can be among the unique meteorological records, told RIA Novosti the scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand.

Earlier, the head of the Yakut Department of Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring, Tatiana Marsalek reported RIA Novosti, 20 June the air in Verhojansk is warmed up to plus 38 degrees, the cause of such weather in the sharply continental climate of Yakutia and powerful anticyclone from the East.

The UN will examine the reports of record 38°C, the pole of cold in Yakutia

The world meteorological organization (WMO) check reports of new record high temperature of 38 degrees in Russian Verkhoyansk in Yakutia, also known as the Northern pole of cold, said the official representative of WMO Claire Nullis.

Earlier, the head of the Yakut Department of Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring told RIA Novosti that the air in Verhojansk warmed up to 38, the reason for this the weather in the sharply continental climate of Yakutia and powerful anticyclone from the East.

The pole of cold in Yakutia, the air temperature warmed up to 38 degrees

The air temperature in Yakutsk city Verkhoyansk, also known as the Northern pole of cold, is warmed up to plus 38 degrees Celsius, the reason of such weather in the sharply continental climate of Yakutia and powerful anticyclone from the East, to the 27th of June, the temperature in this city will fall to plus 15 degrees, told RIA Novosti the head of the Yakut Department of Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring, Tatiana Marshalik.

To be called the coldest point of the Northern hemisphere of the Earth claim two villages of Yakutia, Verkhoyansk and Oymyakon, where temperatures were recorded below minus 67 degrees Celsius. In the town of Verkhoyansk in February 1892, was recorded at minus 67.8 degrees.