Meteorite size of 25 meters and a weight of 20 thousand tons is heading towards Earth and will reach it in December of this year. Under the threat of fall of a large cosmic body can be three Russian cities. Such information was announced by scientists at an international conference in Reykjavik.
Scientists add that only part of it will reach the Earth, and the meteorite itself will be destroyed in a stratosphere at an altitude of 25 kilometers. According to astronomers, meteor shower can hit major cities, including Kazan, Samara and Nizhny Novgorod.