Background radiation in Kiev and Chernobyl, in the morning of the medium is in the normal range after a forest fire in the Chernobyl exclusion area, informs on Wednesday, the state service of Ukraine for emergency situations.
"on 07. 00 may 6, 2015 (one year) background Radiation is: in Kiev, 12 micro-roentgen per hour (safe radiation levels in 30 micro-roentgen per hour). In Chernobyl - 22 microroentgen per hour (safe radiation levels in 50 micro-roentgen per hour) ", - is informed in the report.
at the industrial site of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant - 58 micro-roentgen per hour (safe radiation levels up to 140 micro-roentgen per hour), emphasizes the SSES.
The fire broke out in the Chernobyl exclusion area In prosesi Tuesday on an area of about 400 hectares. To destroy it attracted more than 300 people and 51 of the vehicles, as well as among them airplanes and helicopters. Ukrainian authorities claimed that the situation was under control, and rescuers said that the Fire did not threaten the Shelter, erected above the emergency power unit of Chernobyl.