February 15, 2013. At the site of the possible fall of the meteorite fragments near the lake Tchebarkul in the Chelyabinsk region detected six-meter crater. Emergency Situations Minister urges all curious to refrain from approaching the fragments of the celestial body, as it can be dangerous to your health.
The consequences of the passage of the meteorite Chelyabinsk
Divers did not find the wreckage of a meteorite in the lake Tchebarkul
February 16, 2013. Divers have found traces of a meteorite in the lake Tchebarkul Chelyabinsk region. This is
Earlier, the head of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations Vladimir Puchkov reported that "experts are studying all the possible places a meteorite." Commenting on the fact that fragments of the meteorite could fall into lake Tchebarkul, Minister of Emergency Situations said that "this is one of the hypotheses." According to him, the meteorite fragments could fall another three such points. "According to local residents re-checked all the data," — said the Minister.
The head of Epidemiology, the chief state sanitary doctor Gennady Onishchenko said that the radiation background at the Chelyabinsk after the fall of the meteorite is normal. He said that in the alleged meteorite — Lake Tchebarkul — Before the measurements were carried beta, gamma and neutron emission activity. "Everything is normal," — he said, adding that the water of the lake there is "sanitary-chemical and toxicological studies."