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Extreme cold in Siberia -68 degrees

Extreme cold in Siberia -68 degrees

Noreen Noshi
Extreme cold in Siberia at the approach of Orthodox Epiphany with thermometers posting -68 degrees in Yakutia, -56 degrees on Lake Baikal, Siberia was facing a cold snap Thursday just hours from the Orthodox Epiphany for which millions of Russians are plunging into the icy water. The region of Yakutia in the Russian Far East, temperatures reached -68 ° C Thursday, after -65 ° C Wednesday, causing the closure of a hundred schools.In Siberia, near Irkutsk, in the Lake Baikal region, residents and tourists were preparing to descend below -56 ° C on Friday, thirty degrees less than Thursday.In Ulaan-Ude, capital of the neighboring region of Buryatia, the thermometer has dropped to -32 degrees and is expected to continue to decline in the next few days.These Extreme cold temperat