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In Salekhard the first day of summer, the snow fell

Snow fell in Salekhard the first day of summer, but quickly melted away, told RIA Novosti the head of the Yamalo-Nenets center for Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring Artem Koshkin.

"The snow was already melted, the snow cover is not formed. This recent years it happens in early summer," - said the Agency interlocutor.

According to him, the coming summer is expected to be warmer than usual. "In the summer, like most areas of Russia, especially the European side, we expect the average temperature above the norm," added cat.

Snow falls in the capital of Yamal in the first week of the summer for the third consecutive year, and in 2018, the precipitation also fell on 1 June. Previously the regional center for Hydrometeorology and environmental monitoring explained to RIA Novosti that "the real summer" usually comes to Yamal closer to the second half of June.