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Yakutia Is Experiencing Record – Low Temperatures


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A cold spell has hit the diamond – rich region of Russia’s Yakutia.

The region is home to almost one million people who have been advised to stay inside their dwellings during these extremely cold days when temperatures plunge to – 70 degrees Celsius.

Schools were closed last week, though students go to school in temperatures dropping to as low as – 40 degrees.

Two men froze to death while trying to walk to the nearest farm house after their car had broken down.

cold spell: a period of cold weather.

dwelling: a place where people live in (a house, flat, etc.).
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