Mosco: Developed, isolated, polluted, lived, and – above all- cold, Norilsk is a Siberian city that has the blood-freezing coldness. It is located 250 miles away from north of the Arctic Circle; it a home for 170,000 people. Despite having an extreme cold, it is well-known as a treasure of essential metals.
The city has the most significant value due to having rich deposits of valuable metals: platinum, copper and nickel. In 1930, the Gulag inmates expanded the Siberian colonization, and in the next twenty years, five lac convicts participated in its construction. Thousands had lost their lives while building Siberia.
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The average annual temperature in Norilsk is at minus 10 degrees centigrade. Every year, residents in Norilsk have to bear 9-months winter seasons, approximately of 280 days.
The citizens in Norilsk have to face snowstorm for about 130 days. Most of the time, the temperature reaches minus 55 degrees centigrade. Here, in Siberia, the people have to suffer from complete darkness, as polar nights, every year, remain for two months. The severe weather conditions influence the lives of citizens by leaving them with depression and anxiety.
The residents rarely enjoy the sunlight. Besides this adverse climate situation, people have chosen a few beautiful places where they take baths and enjoy the artificial heat.
Global warming is disturbing some of the most prominent agricultural countries in Asia like India, Pakistan, China and Russia. Pakistan is facing worst drought in the history as most of the rivers entering Pakistan are controlled by Indian water storage dams.