Number of forest fires in Russia over the weekend dropped to 94 seats

Number of forest fires in Russia last weekend dropped from 143 to 94 seats, the most complex situation remains in Siberia, the Far East and the Urals, said the FFA.

According to the ministry on Monday, in Russia there are 94 forest fires on an area of 12.59 thousand hectares, 93 of them — on forest land. Threats to settlements and no economy.

The most difficult situation is in Siberia, the Far East and Urals Federal Districts. In particular, in the Krasnoyarsk region are 28 forest fires in the area of 2.9 thousand hectares, in the Tomsk region — nine fires in the area of 1.6 thousand hectares in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) — 10 fires in the area of 1.8 hectares.

"High, places extreme fire danger from 14 to 16 August in the north expected Stavropol region, southern Rostov region, Krasnodar Region in the west, in the Republic of Kalmykia, Astrakhan and Orenburg regions, the Republic of Dagestan, in the south of the Krasnoyarsk Territory," — said the agency .

The main causes of forest fires, according to the agency, began to weather conditions, selhozpaly and careless handling of fire.

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