Roman Vilfand

August "dried" most of Russian regions, Vilfand says

August "dried" most of Russian regions, Vilfand says

The last summer month was arid in most regions of Russia, in some areas there was no precipitation for the whole August, scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, Roman Vilfand said. "In the …

Snowfall in Moscow to stop by  midnight

Snowfall in Moscow to stop by midnight

According to the scientific director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, Roman Vilfand,  by midnight, the two-day snowfall in Moscow will stop. Tomorrow, there will be no significant precipitation. "Thus, …

Moscow braces for longest snowfall since 2018

Moscow braces for longest snowfall since 2018

A heavy snowfall will begin in Moscow on Thursday and will continue for about three days, Research Director of the Russian state weather service Roman Vilfand said. "A powerful snowfall will begin on Thursday afternoon and will …

Vilfand promises dangerous weather phenomena this summer

Vilfand promises dangerous weather phenomena this summer

Summer weather will turn out to be broken throughout Russia, the supervisor of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, Roman Vilfand said. “This summer in Russia, especially in the Urals, the air masses will move not from west …

Natural forest fires may begin in Russia in May

Natural forest fires may begin in Russia in May

Weather experts expect that a large number of forest fires will occur in Russia this year, Scientific Director of the Federal Service for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring Roman Vilfand said. According to him, natural forest …

Villefand on weather in Moscow on Christmas Eve

Villefand on weather in Moscow on Christmas Eve

Acting Head of the Hydrometeorological Center of the Russian Federation, Roman Vilfand, told what weather is expected on Christmas Eve in Moscow and Moscow region. According to him, at night, in the capital, it will be 3-5 °C below …

2019 was hottest year on record for Russia

2019 was hottest year on record for Russia

This year was the hottest ever registered in Russia, the country's weather chief Roman Vilfand said. "This year in Russia was the hottest for the entire period of instrumental observations," the head …

Pushkin’s winter in Russian capital

Pushkin’s winter in Russian capital

In the coming days, the inhabitants of Moscow and the Moscow Region will face real Pushkin’s weather - frost and sun, the research director of the Hydrometeorological Center, Roman Vilfand said in an interview to 360 …

Abnormal temperatures expected in Russia

Abnormal temperatures expected in Russia

Unusually high air temperatures are expected in October 2019 - March 2020 in Russia’s northern, European and Asian regions, while southern areas should brace up for abnormal chill, the science doyen of Russia’s weather watching …

Warm weather returns to Moscow

Warm weather returns to Moscow

Early next week, the weather in Moscow will improve noticeably, the director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, Roman Vilfand, reported. According to him, due to the anticyclone, it will be warm and sunny, but before the next …

Warm autumn season on the Black Sea coast to last until October

Warm autumn season on the Black Sea coast to last until October

The warm autumn season at the resorts of the Black Sea coast of Russia this year will last until the end of September, the director of Hydrometeorological Center Roman Vilfand said. According to him, there is a wonderful weather and …

Floods in North Caucasus

Floods in North Caucasus

The North and South Caucasus has been flooded for two days. HydroMetCenterher has recently reported that heavy rains, hail and mud descents were expected on June 4-5th in the North Caucasus Federal District and …

 What kind of winter is awaiting for us this year?

What kind of winter is awaiting for us this year?

The Director of the Hydrometeorological Center of Russia, Roman Vilfand, speaking about the weather there will be during the upcoming winter, summed up the harvesting in the fields. …

Vilfand: Caucasus accustomed to disaster

Vilfand: Caucasus accustomed to disaster

The main weather cataclysms in the North Caucasus are tropical storms, thunderstorms, hail, wind storms, and others. ‘‘In fact, it is natural for this region due to its geographical characteristics,’’ the director ...