Fires in the Kiev region caused heavy smoke in the capital of Ukraine, said on Thursday the chief sanitary doctor of Kiev Oleg Ruban.
"strong smoke associated with fires around Kiev and exceeded the products of combustion 5-7 times throughout the city of Kyiv. The obtained data yesterday, Brovarsky Avenue rate exceeded 18 times in Troyeshchina - 10 times, "- said Ruban in broadcast television channel " 112 Ukraine ", RIA " Novosti ". According to his statement, because of the projected high temperature " that is currently technologically-economic Commission of Kyiv city state administration decided to limit the educational process in today and also have the recommendation of the tomorrow children to school not to lead." Ruban also said that people should stay at home, do wet cleaning and to drink more fluids. According to media reports, the cause of the smoke Kiev was a fire in the area of residential settlements Recreation approximately 10 kilometres from the capital. Currently the fire is localized. There was only a smoldering herbs. The total burning area was 32 hectares. Rescuers do not have the ability to predict when exactly it will dissipate because it will be depending on wind direction and air temperature. According to the weather forecast, on Thursday in Kiev is expected around 30 degrees Celsius. We will add that in the spring and summer of this year, the concern of the Ukrainian authorities have also caused Fires in the Chernobyl area in the Kiev region. In mid-August, the Cabinet of Ministers of the country had sent additional forces to protect forests.