Nina Gurina. Fires in the area of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine had a negative impact on the radiation situation in Belarus, said on Wednesday the Center for Hydrometeorology and control of radioactive pollution and monitoring of natural factors (Hydromet) of the Republic.
The fire area of 32 hectares broke out on the first day of the weekend in the apartment of forestry " Chernobyl forest ", located in the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, said before the state service of Ukraine on emergency situations of Ukraine. There was a Fire of dry grass and forest litter. On Sunday, the new source of fire was found in the area of exclusion on the area of 60 hectares burned forest.
"The radiation situation within the Gomel region, as in General in the country remains stable ", - is informed in the report of the Hydromet.
the Ministry stressed that, according to the stationary monitoring stations radiation monitoring and measuring points of an automatic system of radiation monitoring, exceedances of levels of dose rate of gamma radiation over years of value not documented.
"Background radiation within Belarus is under constant control," drew the attention of the Hydromet.
the report also notes that the situation with fires is under control of the Ukrainian side, the fighting continues.