“A powerful collapse of the cold is expected not only in Moscow, it will be ubiquitous in the European territory of Russia,” TASS quoted him as saying.

Vilfand said that temperatures well below the climatic norm are also predicted in other regions of the Central Federal District, in the Urals and southern Russia.

Earlier, the leading meteorologist of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia Marina Makarova, in an interview with RT, spoke about the weather in Moscow in the second half of this week.

According to the leading specialist of the Phobos weather center Mikhail Leus, a temperature record was set in Moscow on the night of January 2.