The level of the lake fell six inches below the critical mark
The head of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand reported that the lowest level of water in the lake is expected by may.
MOSCOW, January 16. /TASS/. The level of lake Baikal continues to fall, now, the lake became shallow at 6 inches below the critical mark, the Outlook is negative. About this informed the head of the hydrometeorological center of Russia Roman Vilfand on Tuesday at a press conference.
“According to date, the level of the lake is below a threshold, which is defined 456 meters at the Pacific scale of marks — 6 cm — below the marks (456 feet — the minimum level approx. TASS),” — said Vilfand.
According to him, the problem of the level of the lake “for the last four years at the hearing, but now this level is lower than in the 2015-2017 year.”
“We expect that by may 1 will be the lowest level”, — said the head meteorologist.