"A heat is approaching Moscow, which has not been there for 124 years," he said.

According to Tishkovets, air temperatures in Central Russia are expected to be 10-11 degrees higher than the multi-year norm in the coming week.

According to him, up to + 28 ... + 30 ° С is expected in the afternoon on May 17.

At the same time, on May 18, the air temperature will be up to +31 ° С.

It is noted that in this way the record of 1897, when the air temperature in the capital reached +29.1 ° C, could be broken.

Earlier, the scientific director of the Roshydrometeorological Center, Roman Vilfand, said that after the heat wave in Central Russia there will be a cold snap.