Abnormal heat in southern Russia

Wave of heat came to the maximum. In Rostov, Volgograd, Saratov, Astrakhan regions, in the Kuban, Stavropol, Kalmykia and the republics of the North Caucasus, the temperature came close to +40. Strong heat (above +35) lasts several days. A total of 30-degree temperature is maintained for the third week.

In Rostov-on-Don on July 28 at 15:00 hours the highest temperature was registered this year (+37,8). Strong heat is accompanied by a strong southeast dry wind gusts of 15 m / s. Relative air humidity dropped to 20%. In the steppe areas there are dust storms.