In Yakutia, where raging forest fires, will cause artificial rain
YAKUTSK, 9 Jul — RIA Novosti. Artificial rain will cause in Yakutia, where raging forest fires, the press service of the head and governments of the region.
The fire hazard currently established on the most territory of Yakutia. The air temperature in the region reaches 30-32 degrees, sometimes higher. According to authorities, over the past weekend, liquidated seven forest fires on a total area of 292.7 acres, work is underway to extinguish fires another 18 to 15 thousand hectares.
“Department of forest relations of Yakutia in the address of the FBU “Avialesookhrana” requested about bringing the aircraft An-26 to artificially induce precipitation,” — said in the government of Yakutia.
Artificial precipitation is caused in Yakutia last year on the territory of the Vilyui and Mountain areas, where at that time was an emergency situation with forest fires.