Warning issued for heavy snowfall and blizzardWeather
Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. Heavy snowfall and blizzards are expected in the eastern half of the country, with strong winds in the Gobi and steppes on March 2.
Snowfall is expected in the eastern half of the country on March 2, in the eastern parts of central and Gobi aimags on March 3, in the western part of western aimags on March 4, and in most parts of western aimags and the western part of central aimags on March 5.
Wind speed will reach 14-16 m/sec in most parts of the country on March 2, in the Gobi and steppes on March 3, in the Altai mountains on March 4, and in some parts of the country on March 5.
In the depression of Lake Uvs and Darkhad, in the head of Zavkhan river, in the basins of Ider and Tes rivers, and near Khurenbelchir, the temperature will range from -27 to -32 degrees Celsius during the night, and -12 to -17 during the day.
In mountainous areas of Khangai, Khuvsgul, and Khentei, in the basins of Eg-Uur, Kharaa, Yuruu, Tuul, Terelj, Kherlen, Onon, Ulz, and Khalkh rivers, the temperature will be -24 to -29 during the night, and -8 to -13 during the day.
In the southern Gobi region, the temperature will be -13 to -18 during the night, and -1 to -6 during the day. In other areas, the night-time temperature will be -18 to -23 degrees Celsius, and daytime temperature will be -5 to -10 degrees Celsius.