Suppression of forest fires in Yakutia attracted parachutists

Nearly a hundred paratroopers arrived to Yakutia to fight forest fires in inaccessible and remote areas. In the Republic introduced a state of emergency.

late last month in the Yakut city of Verkhoyansk were installed polar heat record. The air temperature was about 38 degrees with a plus sign. While the heat was accompanied by gusty wind, his speed has reached 80 kilometers per hour.

In July, under forecasts of weather forecasters, the weather will not change significantly. Now in extinguishing natural fires involving almost a thousand people, more than 90 units of ground equipment and 6 aircraft, reports channel “Russia 24”.