This was reported by the press service of the administration of the governor of the city.

“According to the Roshydrometeorological center, on the territory of St. Petersburg on January 7, from 5 to 10 am, a “yellow” level of weather danger was declared due to low air temperature.

Temperatures are expected to drop to -20°C in places.

City officials are asking residents to exercise caution outdoors.

Earlier, weather forecasters warned of a sharp cooling in the Moscow region.

Anatoly Tsygankov, Deputy Head of the Situation Center of Roshydromet, in an interview with RT, spoke about the weather in Moscow this coming weekend.