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Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/10/25: CIA-RDP80-00809A000700100194-4 COUNTRY SUBJECT HOW WHERE ~,. PUBLISHED DATE CLASSIFICATION ii~~CO~NrxxIDEN_Tx1A.Tx CENTRALSFNTELLTIGEN6 AGEN0 REPORT INFORMATION FROM FOREIGN DOCUMENTS OR RADIO BROADCASTS CD NO. Geographic - Weather Economic - Crop conditions Daily newspaper Moscow PUBLISHED 28 Nov - 4 Dec 1952 LANGUAGE Tnlf 00005557 COxTAU. Lro...rux JIr.Clu. IN ,00 000 0[11x1. or TN. Vx1T.D .UTtl VITMn1 Tx. SGxlx. or "nox.n A .0 .... c., n .~o ......nxo.o. in n IA.1 xoq 0 x.nTmxOxoI. Iro ox LTNx. N.O ..o(x x.~. unMoD x0n1 mITS.CO.T xT...NvD . x n11ooxoa:nxx M *TlY. or Txu TOxx a raoxnnco. .e - DATE OF INFORMATION 1952 DATE DIST. /5 Jan 1953 NO. OF PAGES j SUPPLEMENT TO REPORT NO. THIS IS UNEVALUATED INFORMATION 26 NOVEMBER _ DEt'EMBCR_ 1952 '-' Underlined dates refer to days of publication. All temperatures are in degrees centigrade] 2$ November ?l952 On 27 November, it became conaid;rably warmer in the central regions of the European USSR. Rains fell in Orlovekaya, Kurskaya, Voronezhskaya, and Tambovsk- aya oblasts. Heavy snowfalls were recorded in the more northern regions. Light snowfalls occurrred also in the Middle Volge Region. It became cooler in the Urals. On 26 November, heavy snowfalls and anowstorms were recorded in the western and central regions. Heavy rains fell in the southwestern Ukraine. A light snow cover has formed locally in Stalingradskaya and Saratovskaya oblasts. Sleet fell in some portions of the central chernozem zone. Light rains fell on the Black Sea Coast of the Caucasus. Slightly cloudy, very cold weather prevailed in most of Siberia. It becama somewhat warmer in Central Asia. Noon temperatures rose to 10 degrees above zero in Stalinabad, and 5 in Ashkhabad.. On 28 November, the zone of precipitation shifted from the western and cen- tral portion of the European USSR to the east and north. There was no precipita- tion in most areas of the Ukraine and Belorussian SSR. Heavy rains fell in the Caucasus and western portion of the Northern Caucasus. Low temperatures prevailed in the Urals. Noon temperatures were 22 degrees below zero in Sverdlovsk, and 16 below in Chkalov. Comparatively warm weather prevailed in the rest of the European USSR. TTATE ARMY DISTRIBUTION 'TT Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/10/25: CIA-RDP80-00809A000700100194-4 Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/10/25: CIA-RDP80-00809A000700100194-4 During the day, temperatures dropped to 5-8 degrees below zero in the cen- tral and western regions and to 3-5 below in the central chernozem zone and Mid- dle Volga Region. Daytime temperatures were zero in Kiev, 2 degrees above zero in Dn,~propetrovsk, 3 in Voroshilovgrad, i, in L''vov, 6in Kishinev, 7 in Rostov- on-Don, and 9 in Krasnodar and Simferopol'. On 27 November, heavy snowfalls, locally amounting to more than 20 milli- meters of pr'ecipitacion in a 24-hour period, considerably increased the depth of the snow cover, expecially in the central regions. On 28 November, a light snow cover formed also in Kurskaya and Voronezhskaya oblasts. Slightly cloudy weather with subzero temperatures prevailed in Western Siberia, and the northern, central., and eastern regions of Kazakh SSR. Heavy snowfalls were recorded in the Transcaucasus and the Far East. It was dry in Central Asia. Daytime temperatures were 13 degrees above zero in Stalingbad, 6 in Ashkhabad, and one in Tashkent. On 29 November, cloudy weather with precipitation and slightly subzero tem- peratures prevailed in most of the European USSR. Low subzero temperatures were recorded only in the Urals where temperatures droppeli to 20 degrees below zero, and in the northeast, where daytime temperatures were 25 degrees below zero. Cooler, weather, accompani.ed by heavy winds and snowstorms, has begun in the Mid- dle Volga Region. Daytime temperatures were 1.3 degrees below zero in Chkalov, -12 in Kazan' and Kuybyshev, -11 in Saratov, Ufa, and Kirov, -5 in Leningrad and Gor'kiy, -4 in Stalingrad and Minsk, one degree below zero in Tambov, zero in Moscow, Orel, and Kursk, 2 degrees above zero in Voronezh, Kiev, and Lvov, 4 in Dnepropetrovsk, 5 in Voroshilovgrad and Rostov-on-Don, 9 in Kishinev, 10 in Sim- feropol' and Odessa, and 13 in Krasnodar and Yerevan. On 28 November, heavy rains, amounting to 20-26 millimeters of precipitation in a 24-hour period, fell in the Kuban' and along the Black Sea coast of the Cau- casus. Light rains fell also in the Crimea, Moldavian SSP, and northwester- Ukraine. Snowfalls were recorded in Belorussian SSR and the Baltic republics. Subzero weather is gradually abasing in Western Siberia. Increasingly cool weather, accompanied by strong winds, prevailed in eastern Kazakh SSR. It be- came somewhat cooler also in the northern regions of Central Asia. Noon tem- peratures were 4 degrees below zero in Tashkent, and 2 below in Ashkhabad. 2 December 1952 As on the day before, the zone of snowfall and rain occupied a comparatively wide strip of the European USSR - from Ust'-Tsilma in the north to thu Kuban' and Stavropol'skiy Kray in the south. Snowfalls were also recorded locally in the western Ukraine, where both snow and rain fell. On 1 December, the southern boundary of the continuous snow cover followed a line running through Brest, Kiev, Kursk, Tambov, Penza, Kazan', and a little to the north of Chka.lov. To the north of a line running from Riga to Minsk, Vitebsk, Vladimir, Kostroma, Kirov, and ' Ufa, the-depth of the snow cover was above 10 and, locally, more than 20 centi- meters.- On 1 December, noon temperatures were 9-10 degrees above zero in the Crimea, 8 in Odessa and Kishinev, 6 in Krasnodar, 4 in Nal'chik, and 2 in Rostov-on-Don. Daytime temperatures in most of the Ukraine ranged between zero and 2 degrees Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/10/25: CIA-RDP80-00809A000700100194-4 Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/10/25: CIA-RDP80-00809A000700100194-4 above zero. Subzero temperatures prevailed farther. north. Temperatures were 3 degrees below zero in Kiev and Riga, 4 below in Voronezh and Kursk, 5-6 below in Petrozavodek, Minsk, Moscow, Orel, and Stalingrad, 7-8 below in Arkhangelsk, Leningrad, Velikiye Luki, Gor'kiy, and Ufa, 10-12 below in Vologda, Syktyvkar, Kirov, Sverdlovsk, Kazan', Kuybyshev, Saratow, and Chkalov. The ground has frozen in all the area to the norti- of a line running through Stanislav, Poltava, Voronezh, and Astrakhan'. To the north of a line running through Tal.lin, Mogilev, Sumy, and Stalingrad, the ground is frozen more than 10 centimeters deep. The growth of winter crops was still possible in the Crimea, southern Moldavian SSR, some arc::a of Odesaksya Oblast, and the Kuban'. Temperatures in the. Tbilisi and Yerevan areas in the Transcaucasus reached 12 degrees above zero. There was no precipitation. The weather favored work in fields and orchards, Cold weather prevailed in all of Kazakh SSR and Siberia. Noon temperatures were 25'degrees below zero in Dzhambul and Alma'Ata, and 33 below in Semipalatinsk. In central Asia warm weather was recorded only in the Stalinarad area, where daytime temperatures reached degrees above zero. 3 December 1952 On 2 December, overcast weather with precipitation, mostly in the form of snow, prevailed in most of the European USSR Rains fell in the southern Ukraine, Crimea, and Norther- Caucasus. Slightly cloudy weather with moderate subzero temperatures prevailed in the Urals. Noon temperatures were 15 degrees below zero in Vologda, 13 below in Syktyvkar and Cnkalov, and 12 below in Saratov, Kazan', Svn_rdl.ovsk, and Kirov. Daytime temperatures were 9 degrees below zero in Gor'kiy and Moscow, 8 below in Arkhangelsk, 5 below in Minsk, Lvov, and Kursk, 4 below in Kiev and Riga, and one below in K,i.sbinty. D?ring the d;.y, temperatures rose to 4 degrees above zero in Dnepropet.rovsk and Vozoshilovgrad, 6 in Rostov- on-Pon, 9 in Simferopol', and 12 in Krasnodsr and Y'trevsn. On 1 December, heavy enovfalls, which -onsiderably increased the depth of the snow cover, fell in Vologodskaya and Arkhsngel'a.kaya oblaste. The depth of the snow cover is considerably greater than usual in the west- ern regions, Baltic republics, and Urals. Winter crops axe in good condition everywhere. The weather became very mach warmer in Western Siberia and Kazakh. SSR. It also became much warmer in Central Asia. 4 December 1952 On 3 December, cooler weather, accompanied by heavy snoirfalls, prevailed in the Ukraine and southern regions of the central zone. Snowfalls and snowstorms were recorded also in eastern and northeastern European USSR. Very warm weather prevailed in the Crimea and Caucasus, favoring the bushing of winter crops and work in the orchards. A snow cover has formed in western Ukraine. On 3 December, the southern boundaryoi the continuous snow cover extended along a lice running from Chkalov to Kuybyshev, Stalingrad, Dnepropetrovsk,, Kirovgrad,, and Kishinev. A snow cover has also formed locally in Astrakban'skaya Oblast. A gradual rise in temperature was recorded in Western Siberia. -END - -3- CONFsDENTIAL Declassified in Part - Sanitized Copy Approved for Release 2011/10/25: CIA-RDP80-00809A000700100194-4