In Siberia, the region of Russia known as Yakutsk had temperatures drop to minus 50 degrees Celsius this week. Siberia is considered to be the coldest place on earth. The temperature frequently drops considerably below minus 40 in the mining city, which is approximately 5,000 kilometres east of Moscow. The city, however, broke all previous records this week as the temperature dropped to -50 degrees.
“You can’t fight it. You can suffer if you don’t adjust and dress appropriately ” a local named Anastasia Gruzdeva.
“In the city, you don’t really feel the cold. Perhaps your brain simply tells you everything is normal as a way to prepare you for it “She continued.
There are no special techniques for surviving the cold, according to Nurgusun Starostina, another local. “Just dress warmly. Layer by layer, like a cabbage!” she said.
Many locals were concerned that the city’s energy infrastructure would possibly be impacted by the bitterly cold winters.
Residents are worried that the city’s energy infrastructure may be impacted because there are no signs that this lengthy winter will end soon.
Pipes are failing, heating systems are breaking, and everything is hard frozen. A resident told that the local government “was not at all prepared for this situation.”
Another alleged that “sewer pipes froze” and “batteries burst in the apartments of numerous occupants.” A “man-made disaster,” according to former deputy mayor of Yakutsk Vladimir Fedorov, is what the temperature has become.
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