Weather forecasters promised snow in the night of may 9 in Moscow

On the eve of Victory Day in Moscow and the Moscow region are expected snow, strong wind and sleet. This was stated by Director of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand, reports REN TV.

Forecasters expect at least half of the monthly norm of precipitation on the night of 9 may. “We even predicted the establishment of a temporary snow cover of up to 10 centimeters,” — said Vilfand. He added that the wind speed can reach 15-20 meters per second.

As reported TASS, Sunny weather on Victory Day traditionally provide speciliaze the Russian space forces. Will rise into the sky 10 aircraft an-12, An-26 and Yak-42.

Annually on 9 may in Moscow to disperse the cloud. This technique is carried out using environmentally friendly chemicals (silver iodide and lead iodide) at a distance of several hundred kilometers from the city. Experts call this process “seeding”. The evaporation of carbon dioxide in the supercooled water clouds created by strong cooling and supersaturation, which leads to crystallization.