Close this search box.

Europeans brace for coldest winter in a century

Europeans brace for coldest winter in a century


According to meteorologists Dominik Jung, Joe Bastardi and Elena Volosiouk.

European experts have announced that the winter 2016 – 2017 will be the coldest in the last 100 years as arctic air masses arrive over the European continent .

German meteorologist Dominik Jung warns that this winter will be cold. According to Jung, the lowest temperatures will be recorded in January and February. March will not be any warmer, but temperatures will rise until April.

His predictions are supported by AccuWeather meteorologist Joe Bastardi and by Elena Volosiouk, specialist at Phobos Meteorological Centre.

Volosiouk added that the decrease in solar activity will contribute to lower temperatures in the coming period.


In recent days, Romania registered temperatures below freezing, unusually low for this time of year. Thursday morning in Bucharest thermometers dropped to one degree Celsius, while in mountainous areas, temperatures were between minus 4 degrees and 5 degrees Celsius. At Balchik Lake, snow reached nearly 20 centimeters due to heavy snowfall in the last two days.–cand-vor-fi-inregistrate-cele-mai-scazute-temperaturi-429710