Here it mixed with smoke from forests burning in North America.
Smoke from fires in Siberia reached Alaska and some areas of Canada’s west coast. It is reported by NASA with reference to satellite data.
According to Colin Seftor, an atmospheric specialist at the Goddard Space Flight Center, smoke has now reached Vancouver Canada and Seattle, USA. Also part of it spread over the eastern part of the Pacific Ocean.
Scientists note that atmospheric pollution in the region is also affected by fires in Canada — a forest is also burning there now.
Fires are also being watched at Roskosmos. They said that they gave rescuers information about the situation on almost 2 million square kilometers in the region.
The area of forest fires in Siberia has reached three million hectares. Emergency mode introduced in the Krasnoyarsk Territory, Irkutsk Region and partially in Buryatia. On July 31, the Ministry of Emergencies began to extinguish, and the Ministry of Defense sent 10 planes and helicopters.