Wet Snow to Return After Moscow Celebrates Warmest Easter in Decade

Despite the heavenly weather at the weekend, Muscovites are set to come back down to Earth with a bump this week with wet snow predicted to fall on the capital.

The thermometer hit 20 degrees Celsius on Sunday — the hottest temperature recorded this year in the Moscow region and the warmest Orthodox Easter since 2001, Interfax on Monday cited the regional weather bureau as saying.

The weather will remain sunny on Monday, though temperatures will drop slightly to between 13 C and 15 C, RIA reported, citing the Fobos weather center.

But as of Tuesday, temperatures will cool to between 6 C and 11 C with winds of about 5-10 meters per second expected mid-week, the report said.

The forecasters added there was the possibility of wet snow falling at night as temperatures drop below 5 C.

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