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10 August 2010

Russia’s worst heat wave in history

The heat wave which has caused a sanitary and agricultural crisis in Russia is the most severe in the country's entire history.

The heat wave which has caused a sanitary and agricultural crisis in Russia is the most severe in the country's entire history, a top meteorological official said.

"This is a completely unique phenomenon. There are no observations of this in the archives," he told a televised news conference.

 
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