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Vilfand warned about abnormal heat in Northern Siberia

Daytime temperatures in Northern Siberia this week will exceed the norm by 10-12 degrees, told RIA Novosti the scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center Roman Vilfand.

"In the North of Yakutia and Krasnoyarsk region the temperature will be 10-12 degrees above normal, she will be there 25-28 degrees," - said the scientist.

He noted that such hot weather associated with an anticyclone that had developed over the region.

"If this anticyclone will stay another week, that will increase the risks of wildfires," - said Vilfand.