August 9 2021 Mongolia local media reported that the Russian Federation Yakut region of the forest fire smoke has now spread to the capital city of Ulaanbaatar and Ubudsu, Zabhan and other western regions and many provinces in the central region, resulting in poor air quality and poor visibility in the above-mentioned areas.
So far, forest fires in Siberia in the Yakut region of the Russian Federation are still burning, and local residents and fire departments are working hard to fight the fire, said QingSana, an official with the Environmental Protection Agency of Mongolia’s capital. According to August 7, more than 300 forest fires have occurred in the above-mentioned areas, burning an area of 12,140 square kilometers.
Qingsana reminded the general public that forest fires in the Yakut region cause a large amount of harmful particulate matter and dust to be suspended in the air, which will cause serious damage to human lungs, especially children’s lungs. Therefore, he particularly recommends that parents should take care of their young children and try not to let them play outdoors for long periods of time. At the same time, he also suggested adults try to stay at home, such as urgent need to go out, must wear a good mask, often used salt water or soda mouthwash and throat, do not open the window ventilation, do a good job at home cleaning and disinfection and other work.