The fire in the Chernobyl zone will not affect the quality of air in Russia – the weatherman

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the transport of pollutants from place wildfires in the Chernobyl zone on the territory of Russia is not to be projected, said TASS in the press service of Roshydromet.

“the Modelling shows that a move will occur in South and South-East direction”, – stated in the message. Meteorologists will continue to monitor the situation with forest fires in the Chernobyl nuclear power plant.

the area of the fire in the Chernobyl exclusion zone is 25 hectares. Extinguish the fire with on April 4. From-for ignitions of a dry grass there is a strong smell of burning in the air.

Rescuers have warned that this situation may last for a few days. Background radiation in forest fires in the Chernobyl exclusion zone is exceeded at 16.5 times.

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