Boiling water freezes instantly in Siberia

8:47 AM, Dec 20, 2012   |    comments
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The temperature in parts of Siberia is 42 degrees below zero - so cold that a pot of boiling water flung into the air turns into ice.

The mercury has dipped in some parts of Siberia to nearly 60 below.

Meteorologists say these are the coldest temperatures in more than half a century.

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