In the Siberian Federal district has significantly increased the number of forest fires. Now taiga burns on the area of almost 21 thousand hectares. The most difficult is the situation in Bratsk district of the Irkutsk region, and also around the capital of Buryatia.
Ulan-Ude was shrouded in haze from forest fires. Because of the terrain, the smoke settles over the city for a long time.
The CPS continuously monitors air quality. On the facts of violation of the rules of handling of fire in the forest initiated more than 40 criminal cases.