Number of forest fires in Russia has decreased over the past day with 276 to 267 seats, the most difficult situation persists in the Urals, Siberia and the Far East, according to the FFA.
According to authorities, over the past day by fire covered 13.4 thousand hectares, of which 12.5 thousand hectares of forest area.
"As of Friday morning in Russia there are 267 forest fires on the total area of 35.4 thousand hectares, of which 264 fires on forest lands on an area of 33.1 thousand hectares, two fires on lands protected areas (Khanty-Mansiysk AO, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District) on an area of 2.3 thousand hectares, one fire on lands of other categories (Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District) with a total area of 20 hectares, "- said in a statement.
It clarifies the FFA, in the Krasnoyarsk region are 72 forest fires in the area of 9.6 hectares, in the Tomsk region — 21 forest fires on the area 5.4 thousand hectares in the Khabarovsk Territory — 40 forest fires in the area of 4.7 thousand hectares, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District — 24 forest fires in the area of 2000 hectares in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District are 44 forest fires in the area of 1.7 thousand hectares.
According to forecasts of Hydrometeorology, contained in the message, the high, sometimes extreme fire danger is expected in the south of Arkhangelsk region, in the south-west of Volgograd Region, Chelyabinsk and Tomsk regions, most of the Krasnoyarsk Territory, in the north-west of the Irkutsk region and southern Kamchatka .