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Thunderstorms to Hit Moscow Over the Weekend

After a sustained period of dry weather, forecasters have warned Muscovites to expect rain and thunderstorms in the capital this weekend.

Cloudy weather with intermittent bursts of sun will be seen Friday through Sunday, the regional weather bureau told Interfax news agency, adding that showers and thunderstorms are also expected.

The temperature will hover about 27 degrees Celsius on Friday and Saturday, while the thermometer could touch 30 C on Sunday, forecasters added.

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