Smog over Omsk. Photo


5.07.12.Smog, established over Omsk, called boreal fires in the Khanty-Mansi and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Districts, said the Weather Service. Forecasters difficult to say when the smoke shatter.

Smog, established over the city yesterday, fire in the Khanty-Mansi and Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District, told the Omsk Center for Hydrometeorology and Environmental Monitoring. The smoke from boreal fires bring the northern and north-eastern air currents prevailing in the Omsk atmosphere.

Employees of the center is not yet ready to say when the city was able to shatter.

"This will happen, or if the air flow to change direction to the south, southwest, or if the rains in the districts, which extinguish forest fires" explained "SuperOmsku."

Forecast changes in atmospheric conditions Omsk hydrometeorological prepare now for the day.

As for the Irtysh, according to the regional emergency department on July 4, in the Omsk region of forest fires have been reported.

Recall that this smoke was observed over Omsk in the 20 days of June. The city was enveloped in smoke for the same reason: the north wind brought air masses from areas Khanty and Tomsk region covered by forest fires.

Author: Natalia Kalinina
Photographer: Alexander Rumyantsev


Map of forest fires on the Russian Emergency Situations Ministry of 4.07-5.07.

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