In the Ministry of environment of the Chelyabinsk region is called the cause of the haze and burning smell
Cause haze and burnt smell, which complained to the residents of the Chelyabinsk region, became wildfires in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous district, said Tuesday the press service of the Ministry of environment of the Chelyabinsk region.
According to the Ministry, yesterday and today, residents of several districts and cities of Chelyabinsk region and Chelyabinsk publish in social networks photos of the haze that covers the city.
"After analyzing the information and situation in the neighboring regions, the experts came to the conclusion that the cause of haze, smell of burning in many regions of the Ural Federal district became forest fires in the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug", - stated in the message.
In addition, explained in a statement, yesterday and today, a similar haze is observed in the Sverdlovsk and Tyumen regions, where residents complain of haze and burning smell.
According to the Deputy Minister of ecology of the Chelyabinsk region Vitaly Bezrukov, in Chelyabinsk, this situation may be exacerbated by adverse weather conditions, which operate in the city, and emissions from industrial enterprises and motor transport. "Currently the Ministry of ecology conducted measurements throughout the city, is working with industry to reduce their negative impact on the air," - the press service quoted the words of the doctor.
According to Avialesookhrana, forest fire service of Russia in days eliminated 65 natural fires on the area more than a thousand hectares. So, 31 fire on the area of 10,9 thousand hectares was recorded in Khanty-Mansiysk.