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Russian Federation (the): Cold Wave: 2012/12/13 Country Information on DRR

Period 2012/12/13
Country or District Russian Federation (the)
Event Type Cold Wave
Outline Freezing weather in eastern Europe has claimed at least 220 lives this month.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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BBC News 2012/12/24
Temperatures in Russia have been 10 to 15 degrees below average, with -50C (-58F) recorded in Siberia. At least 88 deaths have been reported.