In the Novosibirsk region has introduced emergency mode due to drought

In the Novosibirsk region today, July 22, introduced a state of emergency due to bad weather, reported at the press-conference the Governor of the Novosibirsk region Andrey Travnikov. Informed because of the drought it was introduced in some areas of the region.

— Today, the NSO introduced a state of emergency due to weather conditions. Drought. Difficult situation with the feed, — said the Governor.

the government Also plans to provide additional support to farmers in the region with money.

Since the beginning of this year until the middle of may in Novosibirsk region, fires occurred on an area of 1.8 million hectares. It is more than 10% of the region. Thus, the region took the first place in the absolute square of the spring fires in Russia, the data provided by Greenpeace. We compared these figures with the square of Novosibirsk — was that he could fit in such territory 36 times. NGS to figure out why in the region burned such a large area and how this may impact on the residents and the nature of the Novosibirsk region.