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Russian Federation (the): Cold Wave: 2002/11/30 Country Information on DRR

Period 2002/11/30
Country or District Russian Federation (the)
Event Type Cold Wave
Outline Muscovites shivering with temperatures dropping to minus 18 degrees Celsius showed no sign of abating. Thirty-three people suffering from hypothermia were taken to hospital since Friday, emergency officials quoted by Interfax news agency said, with the death toll from the chilly temperatures now at 106.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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ABC Online, Australia 2002/11/30
Death toll rises to 106 as big freeze hits Moscow