01 July 2015, Wednesday, 17:55
UFA, 1 July 2015. /Bashinform News Agency, Gulfiya Akulova/. In early July it will be cold, windy with showers, thunderstorms and hail in Bashkiria. It is reported by the Bashkortostan Agency for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring.
Forecasters explain a cold snap by cold atmospheric fronts passing over the region. The temperatures will range from 15 to 22 degrees Celsius. There will be showers of varying intensity and duration, local showers, thunderstorms, hail and squall winds. By the middle of the week temperatures will drop, fire hazard in forests will decrease.
"Fall in the air temperature is expected in the second half of the week due to the cold air masses. By the weekend on July 4 and 5 will be even colder, the temperatures will drop to 16 Celsius during the day, at night — to 4 degrees Celsius,” the spokesperson of Bashkortostan Hydrometeorology Agency Elena Orlova informs. “This cold snap is a short-term phenomenon, next week warming is expected in the region."
According to the monthly forecast, the average air temperature will be 16-19 degrees Celsius in Bashkortostan in July, which is one degree below norm. The norm for this time of year in the republic is 18.4 degrees Celsius. Rainfall are expected to be close to long-term average — 60-70 mm.