Tajikistan Weekly Market Situation Update Week of 15 – 19 June 2020

2 weeks ago Web Desk 0
Highlights • Staple food commodities were available during the reporting week and due to easing of COVID-19 prevention measures by the government, the majority of monitored food markets were fully operational. Some observations from market monitoring are as follows: Khorog central market maintained limited operations during the reporting week but is gradually reopening by 20 Read More

Heat Wave Shatters Record in Siberian Town

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One of the coldest places on Earth on Saturday became one of the hottest places on Earth. A Russian heat wave sent the thermometer in the Siberian town of Verkhoyansk soaring to 38 degrees Celsius (104 Fahrenheit). Meteorologists say that would be the highest temperature ever recorded north of the Arctic Circle. Verkhoyansk is about 10 kilometers north of the Arctic Circle. Temperatures in the town average 40 degrees below zero Celsius (-40 Fahrenheit) in winter, and it rarely Read More