Source Pravda.Ru

Heavy smoke in Moscow region laid no obstructions for ground or air traffic

Heavy smoke in the Moscow region laid no obstructions for the traffic on the ground as well as in the air.

There are no problems with the traffic on the Moscow region roads despite the smoke caused by the turf fires, the Department of the Moscow region traffic police disclosed to a RIA Novosti correspondent on Wednesday.

Moscow airports keep their regular schedule of flights. Smoke is not an obstacle for airplanes, one of Sheremetyevo-2 chiefs disclosed to a RIA Novosti correspondent. There are no failures in the air traffic.

The degree of visibility on the roads is 1,5-2 kilometres.