Very hot summers are projected on the territory of Central Russia, said first Deputy head of the EMERCOM of Russia Alexander Chupriyan "Rossiyskaya Gazeta".
Fire season not only started early because of the snowy winters, but will last longer than usual, he said. Special attention is being paid to a number of regions of the Far East and Siberia, where a critical situation with wildfires.
If the predicted hot summer, you may experience peat fires on the territory of the Vladimir, Ryazan, Moscow, Tver and Nizhny Novgorod regions, said Chupriyan. However, according to him, they are not as large as in 2010.
Now the country is better prepared to temperature risks, said the first Deputy head of the emergencies Ministry. Over the years, we carried out the flooding of peat bogs, an increased number of observation posts and improved monitoring system, including from space, he explained. According to the Chupriyan, increased efficiency of processing information and bringing it to the regions, he added.
Roshydromet reported that summer temperatures in the entire territory of Russia is expected to be above long-term average. Forecasters believe that in some regions of the Russian Federation will be extremely high temperature. According to forecasts, it will be above 30 degrees, and in southern areas of the country – above 35 degrees.
Scientific Director of the hydrometeorological center Roman Vilfand assumes that 2020 could be one of the five hottest years. According to him, we are talking about the temperature in the atmospheric boundary layer at a distance of two meters from the surface of the earth. The specialist added that climatologists already believe that each of the next five years will be a record.
Leading specialist of the center weather "Phobos" Eugene Tiscover also reported that the summer residents of Moscow will be comfortable weather. He explained that during this period there will be no repetition of the heat 2010.