Number of forest fires in Russia increased slightly last night — from 254 to 256 seats, the most difficult situation is stored in the forests of the Urals, Siberia and the Far East, according to the FFA.
According to authorities, over the past day by fire covered 10.4 thousand hectares, including 8,000 hectares of forest area.
"As of Wednesday morning, June 27, in Russia there are 256 forest fires, including 253 fires on forest lands, three fires — in the lands of specially protected areas (Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, Khabarovsk Krai ) ", — said the agency.
It clarifies the FFA, in the Krasnoyarsk region are 79 forest fires in the area of 10.6 hectares, in the Tomsk region — 19 forest fires in the area of 6.4 thousand hectares, Yamal has 30 forest fires in the area of 3.4 thousand hectares, in Khanty Mansi Autonomous District — 38 forest fires in the area of 1.3 thousand hectares in the Khabarovsk Territory — 37 forest fires in the area of 2.6 thousand hectares, in the Sakhalin area — 10 forest fires in the area of 1.6 hectares.
According to the forecast of Roshydromet, contained in the message, the high fire danger is expected in the east of the Southern Federal District, in the south of Saratov, Sverdlovsk, Kurgan and Chelyabinsk regions, in the east of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District, Tomsk, Novosibirsk and Kemerovo regions, most of Krasnoyarsk Territory, Khakassia and Tuva, the Irkutsk region in the west, east of Yakutia, Kamchatka and southern Khabarovsk territories, as well as on Sakhalin and in the Krasnodar region.