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Russian Yakutia gripped by harsh cold
19.12.2008 16:05
Russian Yakutia gripped by harsh cold

The Russian Republic of Yakutia in Siberia is gripped by a harsh cold spell with temperatures falling to 58 below zero in Mirninsky district, the local weather center reported Friday.
      
      Bitter frosts below minus 50 hit most of Yakutia and reached minus 55 in the village of Tompon. In Oymyakon, the Northern Pole of Cold, temperatures fell to minus 57. Schools are closed and hospitals are overcrowded with patients suffering from frostbites.
      
      In the meantime, heat supplies disrupted on December 6th by an accident were restored in the settlement of Yakokit. The accident left 105 residential houses without central heating, the local emergency center reported.
      
      Source: www.ruvr.ru
       www.itar-tass.ru
      


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