MOSCOW, August 1. /TASS/. Russia’s space corporation Roscosmos has uploaded to its website satellite images of wildfires in the Krasnoyarsk Region, Buryatiya, the Irkutsk Region and other areas of Siberia.
According to Roscosmos the scientific center of on-line monitoring of the Earth of the Russian Space Systems on July 25 - August 1, 2019 carried out the monitoring of a number of emergencies and events in the territory of Russia, including fires in the Jewish Autonomous Area, the Republic of Sakha, Buryatia, the Irkutsk Region, the Krasnoyarsk Region and the Khabarovsk Region. The data were handed over to the Emergencies Ministry and published on the Roscosmos website.
Also, according to Roscosmos floods in the Khabarovsk Region and the Amur Region were monitored. "In the Far Eastern Federal District the International Charter on Space and Major Disasters was activated. The flood-stricken areas will be monitored by the international orbital cluster of remote sensing satellites controlled by the Charter’s signatories," Roscosmos said.
Also, Roscosmos keeps an eye on floods in Tyva, the Perm Region and the Irkutsk Region and landslide risks in Dagestan.