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Parallel Plumes of Smoke from Fires in Central Russia

56.0N 92.8E

June 28th, 2012 Category: Fires

Russia – June 26th, 2012

A state of emergency is still in effect in Russia due to fires burning near the borders of Khanty-Mansiisk, Krasnoyarsk, and Tomsk. Here, plumes of smoke from dozens of blazes blow parallel to each other in a southerly direction. Russian authorities have announced that the fires were caused by a variety of reasons, including lightning strikes and people losing control of agricultural fires and campfires.

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