The current area under the wildfires in Russia's Sakha Republic (Yakutia) is reported to be 3.6 million ha (8.9 million acres). The fire season in the region started in early May.
As of Monday, August 2, there are 156 wildfires in the republic.
Earlier today in the village of Chymnai, 330km west of Yakutsk. Current number of wildfires in Russia’s coldest republic is 156, local Ministry of Emergencies said. Yakutia has been fighting devastating wildfires since early May #wildfires2021Russia pic.twitter.com/rDDcdi6yho— The Siberian Times (@siberian_times) August 2, 2021
The current area under the wildfires in Yakutia, Russia’s coldest and largest territory is reported to be 3.6 mln hectares. People of Yakutia, once known as the world’s capital of permafrost, have been suffocating for weeks in caustic smog. Yakutsk earlier today via NewsOfYakutia pic.twitter.com/enRZ3cxblO— The Siberian Times (@siberian_times) August 1, 2021
Thick smoke from Sakha Republic #wildfires predicted to continue across the #Arctic Ocean, reaching the N pole later today & then on to N Canada. @CopernicusECMWF Atmosphere Monitoring Service @ECMWF AOD forecast for 1 August 00 UTC https://t.co/aVMoCg9fcC #wildfires2021 pic.twitter.com/9PayXzTIda— Mark Parrington (@m_parrington) August 1, 2021
Big #fires and smoke plumes in many locations of the #SakhaRepublic, #Siberia, #Russia 1 August 2021 #Copernicus #Sentinel-2 Full-size https://t.co/XXTX2BmGNb #RemoteSensing #OpenData #scicomm #wildfire Image is about 191 km wide pic.twitter.com/QRliZ4G6kW— Pierre Markuse (@Pierre_Markuse) August 1, 2021
#Siberia is burning. Countless big fires and smoke plumes all over the #SakhaRepublic in #Russia #RemoteSensing #OpenData #scicomm #wildfire #Yakutia #СибирьГорит #AirQuality More images here https://t.co/GYa29PJvYk https://t.co/Xda1HmUywm pic.twitter.com/DQTDmC97kf— Pierre Markuse (@Pierre_Markuse) August 2, 2021
Featured image credit: Wildfires in the Sakha Republic on July 28, 2021. Credit: Copernicus EU/Sentinel-2, Pierre Markuse
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