Number of forest fires over the weekend in Russia fell from 246 to 233 seats, the most difficult situation remains in Siberia and the Far East, according to the FFA.
According to authorities, over the past day by fire covered 13,000 hectares, including 10.6 thousand hectares of forest area.
"As of today, in Russia there are 233 forest fires, including 232 in the forest reserve, a fire in the lands of specially protected natural areas in the Yamal Peninsula," — said in a statement.
It clarifies the agency, in the Krasnoyarsk region are 67 forest fires on the area of 12.6 hectares, in the Tomsk region — 19 forest fires in the area of 7.2 thousand hectares in the Khabarovsk Territory — 36 forest fires in the area of 2.5 hectares.
"For the next three days, according to the Hydromet projected high, sometimes extreme fire danger in Astrakhan, Omsk and Kurgan regions, in the east of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District, Tomsk, Tyumen and Chelyabinsk regions, most of Krasnodar, Stavropol and Krasnoyarsk territories, the West of the Kemerovo region and the Republic of Kalmykia, in the north of Khakassia, in the Irkutsk region, in the south of the Khabarovsk Territory, Amur and Rostov regions, Yakutia, Kamchatka and Sakhalin, "- said in a statement.
The interregional maneuvering in the Krasnoyarsk Territory operates 181 paratrooper, Tuva — 98 paratroopers in Tomka area — 49 paratroopers in Yakutia — 73 paratroopers in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District — 86 paratroopers in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District — 26 paratroopers.
The main cause of forest fires — selhozpaly, lightning, careless handling of fire.