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The results of studies of orange snow in the Omsk region

February 2 2007

Today reported that in the yellow-orange snow which fell on Jan. 31 in the Omsk region, not found in toxic substances. Experts have determined that the substance in the snow nontoxic. Found that the concentration of iron in the snow samples exceeded four times. According to him, the reasons for the unusual snow falling too early to speak.

Sent request to Kazakhstan on the probability of emission of any enterprise. A snow samples sent for further analysis in the laboratory of Moscow and Krasnoyarsk.

Residents of areas where the snow fell like, it is recommended not to use snow for cooking water, to limit the herding, and stay on it as possible.

Earlier official representative of the Ministry of Emergency Situations Minister Viktor Balti snow light yellow and orange with oily stains and musty smell fell in an area of about 1,500 square kilometers, 31 January, about 13.15 Moscow time on the territory of Tarski Sedelnikovskogo, Znamensky, Tyukalinsk and Kolosovsky municipalities of the Omsk region. The ministry clarified that the traces of pollution recorded in 49 localities where there are 7 thousand 280 homes inhabited by more than 27 thousand people. Reports RIA Novosti .

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