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Russia: See passengers battle EXTREME FROST at Siberian airport00:49

Russia: See passengers battle EXTREME FROST at Siberian airport

Russian Federation, Yakutsk
December 17, 2014 at 10:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Low temperatures and thick fog caused severe delays on domestic flights for the third consecutive day at Yakutsk Airport on Wednesday. Temperatures in Yakutsk fell to -49 degrees Celsius (-56.2 degrees Fahrenheit overnight.

Regional department of EMERCOM in the Sakha Republic has called on passengers to read flight updates online before travelling to the airport. Acting Head of Sakha Republic's EMERCOM's Crisis Management Center Col. Said Aseydulin said that EMERCOM's resources were prepared for any weather-induced emergencies at the airport.

Weather forecasters report that extreme frost in the region will continue until the end of the year.

Russia: See passengers battle EXTREME FROST at Siberian airport00:49
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Low temperatures and thick fog caused severe delays on domestic flights for the third consecutive day at Yakutsk Airport on Wednesday. Temperatures in Yakutsk fell to -49 degrees Celsius (-56.2 degrees Fahrenheit overnight.

Regional department of EMERCOM in the Sakha Republic has called on passengers to read flight updates online before travelling to the airport. Acting Head of Sakha Republic's EMERCOM's Crisis Management Center Col. Said Aseydulin said that EMERCOM's resources were prepared for any weather-induced emergencies at the airport.

Weather forecasters report that extreme frost in the region will continue until the end of the year.