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Current situation in the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone

As of 6.30 a.m. April 30, 2015 according to the information provided by the State Emergency Service of Ukraine, no fire spread is observed in the Chornobyl NPP Exclusion Zone; work is underway to extinguish separate fire hotbeds of the forest floor within the limits of controlled perimeter in the territory of approximately 70 hectares.

Movable supervision point and firefighting headquarters have been deployed at the fire-affected area in order to provide general coordination of measures aimed at the forest fire elimination.

Radionuclides content indices as well as radiation level in the exclusion zone do not exceed determined testing levels.


Reference: radiation level in the exclusion zone is supervised in uninterrupted regime by means of Automatic radiation monitoring system in 39 points. Diagrammatic map of automatic radiation monitoring system posts in the exclusion zone and average radiation  level indices (mR/h) at the fire-affected area as of April 29, 2015 are available by link.


For more details on radioecological data from Chornobyl meteorological stations (exposure dose capacity in the air and on the ground, (mR/h), given by the Central Geophysical Observatory, as of 09.30 a.m. April 30, 2015 please check the following link.