Life in Rural Kyrgyzstan
Mongolia|life|June 28, 2019 / 01:35 PM
Unexpected summer snow hits western Mongolia

AKIPRESS.COM - An "abnormal" summer snowfall has hit a western Mongolian province, a local meteorological department said Friday, Xinhua reports.

"An unexpected summer snow hit the southwestern mountainous parts of our province on Tuesday and Wednesday, with an average precipitation of 2-3 mm," said Jagsalag Khulibek, expert of Bayan-Ulgii Province's meteorological bureau, calling the snowfall an unusual weather condition.

The meteorologist explained that the unseasonal snow was brought by a strong cyclone from the Siberia.

Bayan-Ulgii Province is located in the west of Mongolia and shares borders with both China and Russia.

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