On Sunday evening Gosekoinspektsiya said that because of the fire in the Chernobyl exclusion zone at 16.5 times increased radiation forms.
The State Agency for exclusion zone management, said, where exactly in the exclusion zone and what levels of radiation recorded.
The Ministry said that in connection with the radiological significance of fire in the exclusion zone increased control over the radiation situation. Online analyses data on the equivalent dose rate of gamma radiation near the fire. Background radiation in the exclusion zone is monitored using the automated monitoring system of radiation situation (ASKRO) in continuous mode at 39 points. The data clock received in the dispatch center every hour, and in an emergency situation – time of 2 minutes.
In the vicinity of the fire are three point arms.
According to the information of the items, the levels of equivalent dose of gamma radiation in the scene of the fire by 18:00 on 5 April did not change significantly. And the fluctuations of the current values are familiar to every item within.
The state Agency said that the radiation situation is under control.