Number of forest fires over the past day in Russia increased from 269 to 276 seats, the most complex situation remains in Siberia, the Urals and the Far East, said the FFA.
According to authorities, over the past day by fire covered 23.2 thousand hectares, including 20,000 hectares of forest area.
"As of Thursday morning, in Russia there are 276 forest fires on the total area of 32.5 thousand hectares, of which 274 fires on forest lands on an area of 30.4 thousand hectares, one fire on lands of specially protected natural territories (Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region) of the total area 2.1 thousand hectares, one fire on lands of other categories (Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District) with a total area of 15 hectares, "- said in a statement.
It clarifies the agency, in the Krasnoyarsk region are 65 forest fires in the area of 7.3 hectares, in the Tomsk region — 20 forest fires in the area of 4.2 thousand hectares in Tuva — seven forest fires in the area of 3.1 thousand hectares in the Khabarovsk Territory — 46 forest fires in the area of 4.8 thousand hectares in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District — 34 forest fires in the area of 4.8 thousand hectares in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District — 49 forest fires in the area of 2.1 hectares.
According to forecasts of Hydrometeorology, contained in the message for the next three days forecasted high and extreme fire danger in some places in the south of Arkhangelsk and Sverdlovsk regions, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District, Chelyabinsk, Tomsk and Irkutsk regions, most of the Krasnoyarsk region, in the south Khabarovsk Krai.