An emergency level of fire danger is expected in Ukraine today, on May 6. This is reported on the website of the State Emergency Service.
"According to Ukrhidrometocenter, on May 6-8, in Ukraine an emergency (class 5) level of fire danger will dominate in Kyiv region and Kyiv," the report said.
At the same time in the Kharkiv region from May 10 authorities will limit the movement of heavy transport in connection with weather conditions.
"In connection with the increase in air temperature above 28 degrees and the probability of premature destruction and deformation in the coverage of highways, it is planned to impose a traffic restriction (during the day) of heavy transport on public roads," reports Service of highways in the Kharkiv region.
Note that May 6 in Ukraine will be mostly rainless, the temperature is up to +31.
On May 4, a record for the maximum temperature since 1911 was reported in Kyiv - in the afternoon the thermometer rose to + 30.1 ° C. This is reported on the site of the Central Geophysical Observatory named after Borys Sreznevsky.
Meteorologists noted that this temperature is 1.2 ° C above the previous high of 1911.
"In this regard, the average daily temperature exceeded by 0.3 ° C the historical value of 1934. It was + 22.8 ° C," the center added.
The beginning of May was anomalously hot and dry for the capital of Ulraine. This year, the night of May 2 in Kyiv also became the warmest for the last 137 years.