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WATCH: It’s -62°C in this Russian region, even people’s eyelashes are freezing

We were recently stunned to discover cold wave in the UK with temperature soaring to -8°C, but a region in Russia is witnessing a temperature that will give, literally, give you goosebumps – that is -62°C in Yakutia.

For outsiders, yes it’s something really alarming, but for the netizens of Yakutia – it’s just another day.

Yakutia Russia cold temperature

In recent days the temperature almost as low as it gets in Siberia, with Oymyakon – the coldest village in the world – recording an official low of -59C, according to Siberia Times.

A new electronic thermometer in the village – in Yakutia region, also known as Sasha Republic – showed it to be colder, at  -62C.

Yakutia Russia cold temperature

 

But then it broke – because it was too cold!

Officially, Oymyakon hit -67.7C (-89.9F) in February 1933, and another settlement in the region, Verkhoyansk, claims a reading of -68C in 1885. The latter is not officially recognised.

Yakutia Russia cold temperature

In the city of Yakutsk, temperatures in recent days nudged -50C.

Yakutia Russia cold temperature

Some residents recorded temperatures as low as -67C at their properties, in touching distance of -67.7C, the coldest-ever officially recorded for a permanently inhabited settlement anywhere in the world, and the frostiest in the Northern hemisphere.

Yakutia Russia cold temperature

 

Yakutia Russia cold temperature

 

Yakutia Russia cold temperature

As Yakutian journalist Elena Pototskaya said: ‘Today at the Pole of Cold in  Oymyakon – in 65-degree frost – Chinese tourists swim in ice-free spring Yeyemu.

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