The capital of Yakutia, shrouded in the strongest smog, was shown on video from a drone

The capital of Yakutia, shrouded in the strongest smog, was shown on video from a drone
The capital of Yakutia, shrouded in the strongest smog, was shown on video from a drone
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The Yakutsk airport named after Platon Oyunsky has temporarily stopped sending and receiving flights. The reason was poor visibility due to the smoke of forest fires that enveloped the region.

This morning, the smoke in the city was so intense that the authorities were even forced to suspend the movement of boats on the Lena River. Later, the ferry crossing was resumed. Nevertheless, residents of the city are advised not to leave their homes and not to open windows and vents.

According to the observations of the local Emergencies Ministry, smoke from forest fires enters Yakutsk from the direction of the Mountain District. Smoke is observed in the Aldansky, Amginsky, Vilyui, Verkhnevilyuisky, Gorny, Zhigansky, Kobyaysky, Lensky, Mirninsky, Namsky, Neryungri, Nyurbinsky, Olekminsky, Suntarsky, Tatta, Tomponsky, Khangalassky and Ust-Maisky regions of the republic.

According to the regional department of the EMERCOM of Russia, in Yakutia there are 51 settlements in the smoke zone at the moment, including the capital of the region, Yakutsk. On the territory of the republic there are now 223 wildfires on a total area of ​​over 1.4 million hectares. The active combustion area is 2 199.1 hectares.

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