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The fires affecting Moscow are concentrated in the Ryazan region, some 250 kilometers to the south. This is not the first time smog has appeared in Moscow in recent months, with local authorities advising residents to wear masks to protect themselves earlier this month.
A snowpocalypse has engulfed Russia in recent days, with various regions and cities struggling to deal with the freak weather.
The average temperature for September, October and November was 3.2 degrees C, which is 4.4 C above normal.
Russia's two biggest cities will see warmer seasons over the next 10 years compared with the prior decade.
The number of deaths was more than 13,000
If you meet one don't look it in the eye.
According to preliminary data, the source of pollution is the storm sewer collector operated by the Khimvodostok Municipal Unitary Enterprise.
May 2020 was the hottest May on record, reported the Copernicus Climate Change Service on June 5. Their data shows that globally, last month was 0.63 C warmer than the average May from 1981-2010.
With the coronavirus pandemic leaving Russia's cities quiet and deserted, its wild animals have decided to check things out.
Scientists found out that amid climate change in the summer, drifting ice goes further north, and the coastal area is freed from ice for a longer period.
Residents are lamenting a December without the constant layer of snow that defines Russian winters, when what little light there is typically reflects off the white covering and brightens the days.
Authorities say some 300,000 bee colonies died in June and July. Experts blame pesticides — specifically neonicotinoids — but also varroa mites, the loss of natural habitat and flowers, and, more recently, climate change.
Heavy rains flooded the roads around Moscow's largest airport on Friday, with the floods reaching knee-high depths and blocking cars from bringing passengers to and from its terminals.
Early summer in Moscow brings an onslaught of allergy-inducing, Instagram-ready fluff from poplar seeds.
While the airborne ants may be a nuisance, Moscow City Hall’s environmental protection department said they are not dangerous.
A fierce storm whipped through Moscow Monday, killing 16 people, toppling thousands of trees and damaging several buildings, officials said.