FFA will send an additional 300 paratroopers to Krasnoyarsk

FFA will send soon about 300 paratroopers in Krasnoyarsk to aid in fighting forest fires, told RIA Novosti the head FFA adviser Nikolai Kovalev.

The most difficult in terms of forest fires in Russia remains in Siberia. As noted by Kovalev, to early August in the region will remain dry and hot weather. Help stabilize the situation with forest fires, according to the representative of the Federal Forestry Agency, can only increase in Siberia forces and means to extinguish the fire.

"The other day 300 (paratroopers) flight to Krasnoyarsk to assist in fighting forest fires. Now we are waiting for

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Anticyclone next week will bring hot weather in central Russia

Blocking anticyclone next week will bring in European Russia hot weather with temperatures up to 30 degrees, which will last up to two weeks, told the head of Hydromet Alexander Frolov.

"In the whole European territory of Russia set next week blocking anticyclone, as in 2010. It will bring the temperature to 28-30 degrees and will last from five days to two weeks," — said Frolov.

He added that the rainfall in central Russia is not expected, the weather will be "not only hot, but dry."

However, the MOE is predicting high fire danger in the heart of Russia in

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Smog from forest fires paralyzed Tomsk airport

All evening flights from Tomsk airport in the afternoon on Thursday was canceled because of increased smog from forest fires, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a representative of the Tomsk airport.

In particular, canceled flights to the northern town of Surgut and the pioneer and Barnaul. Flight airline "UTair" from St. Petersburg sent to the alternate airport Tolmachevo (Novosibirsk).

"It was impossible to fly, really poor visibility. We do not send or receive. Flights that were to come from Surgut and St. Petersburg — they will not." UTair "organizes a bus for passengers to Novosibirsk, who will fly out to

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More than 3.6 thousand people are fighting the fires in the Tomsk region

More than 3.6 thousand people, including 360 volunteers, fighting forest fires in the Tomsk region, to fight the fire attracted tenants Forest Service subsoil and Energy, told RIA Novosti on Friday, Deputy Governor — Head of Business Development and the real economy Andrei Trubitsyn .

The total area of forest fires in the area over the past day increased by 8.5% to Friday morning 8.5 thousand hectares. The region reported 34 forest fires in 11 districts. For the last day there was a fire at three area of 160 hectares, 12 localized fires in the area 4.4 thousand hectares, eliminated

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The number of fires in Ugra, compared with 2011 increased by 2 times

Number of forest fires in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area — Yugra from the beginning of fire season reached 1.4 thousand, which is almost two times more than last year, said on Thursday the Department of Natural Resources and the non-oil sector of the economy.

"Since the beginning of the fire season in the forests of Ugra registered 1.4 thousand forest fires with a total area 106.8 thousand hectares. In 2011, on this date there were 670 fires a total area of 33.7 thousand hectares," the report said.

Clarifies that on the morning of Thursday 30 Ugra raging forest fires with

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Smoke in the surrounding area does not trigger the migration of animals in Khakassia

Smoke Khakassia due to natural fires in the adjacent regions, is not big enough to significantly affect the migration of wild animals, told RIA Novosti on Thursday, a senior fellow of the Nature Reserve "Khakassia" Inna Maymanakova.

Formerly director of the World Wildlife Fund Russia (WWF) Igor Chestin told RIA Novosti that the smoke areas in Siberia because of fires can lead to the fact that wild animals will massively from leaving their habitat and may even approach the settlements.

"Of course, in heavy smoke animals are always away from the fire. But now in Khakassia smoke not so large

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Pickers could be to blame the increasing number of forest fires in the Tomsk

Gathering mushrooms and berries people can become perpetrators of increasing the number of forest fires in the Tomsk Region Governor Sergei Zhvachkin said in his commentary on the website of the regional administration.

In the Tomsk region remains difficult fire danger situation — recorded 30 forest fires in the area of 7.8 thousand hectares. The forests in the region have a state of emergency. Since the beginning of the fire season in the Tomsk region burned about 70,000 acres of forest. Smoke from forest fires spread to neighboring regions.

Last weekend, in the temples of the Tomsk region held a

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Number of forest fires in Russia during day increased from 199 to 201 focus

Number of forest fires in Russia over the past day has increased from 199 to 201 focus, complex situation remains in Siberia and the Urals, according to the FFA.

"As of Thursday morning, in Russia there are 201 forest fires in the area of 28.5 thousand hectares, all recorded fires on forest land," — said in a statement.

It clarifies the agency, in the Chelyabinsk Region has five forest fires in the area of 12.6 hectares, in the Tomsk region — 33 forest fires in the area of 7.9 hectares, in the Krasnoyarsk region — 77 forest fires in the

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The area of forest fires in Siberia for the day rose to 13 thousand hectares

The area of forest fires in Siberia for the past day has increased from 11.8 thousand hectares to 13 thousand, wood burning in the Krasnoyarsk, Tomsk region, Tuva and Khakassia, said on Wednesday the District Department of Forestry.

"As of July 26 on the forest lands of the Siberian Federal District by the Forest Service, the Federal Reserve" Avialesookhrana "and a force of subjects eliminated 25 forest fires in the area of 650 hectares," — said in a statement. 22 forest fires in the area of nearly 5000 hectares are located.

To extinguish fires at night attracts over 2.5 thousand

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Forest conservation one day put out six wildfires in the Far East

Forest protection specialists for the last day in the Far East put out six wildfires, said on Thursday the Department of Forestry in the Far Eastern Federal District.

"For the past day in the Far East, there were 18 wildfires. (6 in the Khabarovsk region, 10 in Yakutia, 1 in Sakhalin and Kamchatka Krai). Specialists managed to eliminate six of them, five were localized," — said in a statement .

It is noted that the area of forest fires, traversed for the last day fire was 5.260 hectares. Were involved in fire 322 people, 51 pieces of equipment, 8 aircraft.

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