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From July 11 throughout the territory of the Irkutsk region entered emergency mode due to forest fires. This was reported by the press service of the regional government.
A day in Irkutsk region have eliminated 15 fires on the area almost 5 hectares. On the morning of July 12 reported 33 fires on the area more than 45 thousand hectares. In the area of space monitoring that is valid for 60 natural fires on a total area of more than 60 thousand hectares.
The fires are “a considerable distance” from populated areas and economic facilities.
In the main Department of EMERCOM in the Irkutsk region warned that July 13, in the region expected heavy rains, thunderstorms, gusts Northwest wind of up to 12-17 meters per second. From 13 to 15 July in the region is expected to be a fire hazard forests, high class 4 and class 5 emergency.
July 12 in the Irkutsk region declared a day of mourning for those killed in the floods. 25 people were killed, 11 are still missing.
The flood was caused by rain and rising river level. Dumped almost 11 million homes in 107 settlements, a third of the buildings can not be restored. In six districts of the Irkutsk region was introduced emergency mode. Damage from the floods estimated at 29 billion rubles.
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