“Over the past day, 184 forest fires on an area of ​​8,721 hectares have been extinguished in Russia,” TASS reports.

According to Avialesookhrana, there are currently 101 more forest fires in the country on an area of ​​over 12.7 thousand hectares.

Earlier, the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported that in almost all federal districts of Russia, with the exception of the Central, a difficult fire situation is predicted for the upcoming May holidays.