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Today, a meeting was held at the National Crisis Management Center of the Russian Emergencies Ministry under the leadership of the Deputy Minister of the Russian Emergencies Ministry Viktor Yatsutsenko on the topic of the accident-free passage of the spring flood in 2022.

The meeting discussed issues related to the readiness of territorial subsystems to skip spring floods, as well as the use of information systems for analyzing and evaluating the parameters of its passage.

Based on the experience of passing and preparing for the flood-dangerous period of the last year, the specialists of the National Center for Management of the Flood began to analyze in advance the parameters of the hydrometeorological situation that affect the nature of the passage of the spring flood. The analysis of the main flood-forming parameters is carried out: the accumulation of water in the snow cover, the thickness of ice along the entire length of the rivers, as well as the average long-term periods of their opening.

A feature of the current winter period is flooding caused by ice storms in the Krasnoyarsk Territory and the Republic of Karelia, as well as the release of groundwater in the Trans-Baikal Territory.

From the beginning of the winter period, space monitoring of the passage of ice formation has been carried out to identify problem areas. The data lake receives online information from the Roshydromet observational network, as well as global forecast models of the European and other international meteorological agencies. In the Atlas of Hazards and Risks, the National Center has developed a set of analytical materials that visualize the information coming into the Data Lake. On their basis, it will be possible to draw preliminary conclusions about the possible consequences of the spring flood.

In order to timely bring predictive models to the day-to-day management of the municipal level and receive feedback, a Personal Account has been created in the Risk Atlas, and since the beginning of the year, work has been organized to connect EDDS to it.

It was also noted at the meeting that in order to carry out additional preventive measures and monitor the ice situation on the main rivers of the Russian Federation, from March to April of this year, it is planned to work with operational groups with unmanned aerial systems to conduct aerial photography and build orthophotomaps. Aviation of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia will be used to deliver operational groups to remote settlements.

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