Today, July 9, in the Tambov region introduced a state of emergency.
As IA REGNUM news in the press service of EMERCOM of Russia in the Tambov region, increasing the temperature to 35 degrees Celsius, a shortage of rainfall resulted in the death of crops in 23 districts of the region over an area of 278 thousand. Hectares.
According to management, the total area under crops is more than 1 million 217 thousand. Hectares.
In all categories of farms as a result of drought expected shortfall of 1.3 million tons of the harvest of grain and leguminous crops.
Damage, according to revised data by 9 July, will be more than 6.8 billion rubles., Including direct costs of the loss of crops — 1.8 billion rubles.
Note, previously due to the drought state of emergency was declared in 14 regions of the country.