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Scientists have warned about the possible floods in the Amur due to monsoon rains

Scientists of the Russian research Institute on problems of civil defense and emergency situations (VNII GOCHS) do not rule out a sharp rise of water levels in the Amur river basin due to the expected monsoon rains already falling and the absorbency of the soil.

It is noted that high groundwater levels will also create difficulties in conducting field work and will lead to lower yields.

Scientists have warned about the risk of accidents at power plants due to the heat

Scientists of the Russian research Institute on problems of civil defense and emergency situations (VNII GOCHS) are warning about a rise in temperature above climatic norm in the first decade of July in the European territory of the Russian Federation, which could lead to crash at transformer substations due to overheating in eight regions of the country, including the Kuban and the Crimea.

"In early July temperatures above normal by 4-5 degrees are forecasted in the European territory of the country. The overrun of electricity due to the hot weather increases the likelihood of accidents at power supply systems, caused by failures in the operation of power systems in connection with the overheating and possible ignition transformer substations on the territory of the Lipetsk, Voronezh, Tambov, Volgograd, Rostov, Astrakhan regions, Krasnodar Krai and the Republic of Crimea", - stated in the message on the official website of Institute of civil defense.

Scientists have predicted wildfires in the Tunguska reserve

Experts all-Russian scientific research Institute on problems of civil defense and emergency situations (VNII GOCHS) predict this week the occurrence of wildfires on the territory of state nature reserve "Tunguska" on the North of the Krasnoyarsk territory.

It is noted that in this year's big forest fires have already been eliminated in areas of natural reserves "Khingan" in the Amur region, and "when" in the Khabarovsk Krai.