Woman from viral selfie with ice-covered eyelashes shares bizarre new summer image

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Remember the frozen eyelash selfie? You know, the one where the woman has ice spreading all over her face? Well, she's back, but this time, in warmer climes.

In January 2018, a picture of 25-year-old Anastasia Gruzdeva wrapped up against the elements went viral after her frost-covered face was captured in temperatures of -60 celsius in Yakutsk, in the Russia district of Ust-Maysky.

Yakutsk is one of the coldest inhabited places in the world during wintertime, and its extreme weather conditions were exemplified by the mesmerising photograph. In the summer, however, it can reach heights of nearly 40 degrees, making it one of the most polarised climates on the planet.

Accompanying the original photograph, UniLad reports she wrote the caption:

Everything is already in the know that we have here -50?

And yes, we get out of the house (have to) and walk the streets, while staying alive even remove the vidosik and sfotkatsya.

Two years ago, laying out a similar photo, I could not think that all these two years it will travel the Internet and visit all sorts of public posts.

Now, Ms Gruzdeva is back - but this time she's basking in the summer sun. In her latest selfies, posted Monday, she can be seen enjoying 30 degree heat, with a crown of summer flowers adorning her head.

Highlighting the bizarre weather fluctuations, in another post, she can be seen covered in mosquitos.

Between the months of May to September, the town can get infested with mosquitos, which cause a problem for the locals.

Speaking to the Siberian Times about the image, she said:

The picture was made in seconds. 

After taking it, I just jumped on the bicycle and rushed away.

In fact, you do not feel them so much on your face.

More sensitive are the legs, arms and back. 

So for a few seconds, I can endure this.

Mind you, I have a sudden thought: can they bite me to death?

She also spoke of the unexpected fame her selfies had brought her.

My family make jokes about it time to time, saying something like 'you're a star now’.

Of course I didn't expect anything like that to happen.

The drastic difference between the climate in the summer and winter in the region of Yakutia have become the topic of much discussion online.

One person shared an image of a thermometer with the caption:

+38.8 C in Yakutsk, Russia. That’s now.

While another emphasised the incredible fluctuations with another post that read:

Today in Yakutsk--a town in Northern Siberia just south of the Arctic Circle, built on permafrost in a subarctic climate and dubbed "The World's Coldest City"--the high temperature reached 97 degrees.

HT Unilad

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