A man in Russia proved just how cold -41C is when he threw a pot of boiling water over his balcony - which instantly freezes creating an 'ice waterfall'.

The man showed the camera the bone-chilling temperature on his iPhone before putting on a pair of gloves and tossing a large pot of boiling water over the balcony.

As soon as the water hits the winter air it freezes leaving an ice waterfall-like trail as it floats slowly towards the ground.

Another shot taken from the ground shows the 'ice waterfall' appearing to expand as it blows across the apartment building.

And we complain about -4C...

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