The heat wave in Siberia has led to a permafrost playground

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 5:38pm

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In a region famous for the coldest temperatures on the planet, the heat wave in Russia has people heading to Siberia to play in the permafrost and cool down. The so-called permafrost park in the remote Yakutia region in northern Siberia has seen a growing number of visitors recently — often wearing summer attire — having a field day in the snowy and melting glacier valley.