MIL OSI Translation. Region: Russian Federation –
Today airmobile groups will continue their work in the Gorny and Oymyakonsky regions. Aviation of the Russian Emergencies Ministry is in readiness for use, it is planned to use it on the territory of Khangalassky, Suntarsky and Mirninsky districts.
In the village of Magaras from Yakutsk, 27 units of water transport equipment were sent, including 14 people and 4 tank trucks of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia. On the territory of the Suntarsky District, three Be-200ES were used, 82 discharges were made and 708 tons of water were drained. Also on the territory of Gorny, Nyurba and Vilyui districts An-26 “Cyclone” was used for artificial precipitation.
On the territory of Yakutia there are 208 wildfires on a total area covered by fire of 1,519,431.2 hectares. The active combustion area is 2,279.15 hectares. 14 wildfires were liquidated on a total area of 82 165.0 hectares.
High fire hazard classes remain on the territory of the Vilyuisky, Verkhnevilyuisky, Mirninsky, Gorny, Zhigansky, Kobyaysky, Nyurbinsky, Olekminsky, Oymyakonsky, Ust-Maisky, Tomponsky, Suntarsky and Tattinsky districts.
For the protection of settlements, an airmobile group of specialists from the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia is involved. Employees carried out work on laying and expanding mineralized strips along the settlement. Terut, Kuerelyakh, Dikimdya, Keptin and Magaras, as well as extinguishing individual centers around the perimeter of fires.
In total, 2,119 people and 297 pieces of equipment were involved in natural fires per day.
Due to ongoing wildfires, 107 settlements and the city of Yakutsk are in a smoke zone. Experts carry out continuous air monitoring, laboratory control over the content of chemicals in the atmospheric air of populated areas continues.
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